Troopers are vested with the lawful authority to use force in preserving the peace. The Department’s policy is to use the amount of force that is reasonable under the circumstances and which a reasonably prudent trooper would use under the same or similar circumstances. Authorized and trained Department personnel may display, threaten to use, or use a CEW in accordance with GO 4.1.10, Use of Force and additional guidelines established herein.
General Order Number:
Saturday, July 16, 2011
GO 4.1.11, dated September 16, 2010