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OC Pepper Spray Instructor Course & Re-Certification – Oct 2022

October 19 @ 8:00 am6:00 pm

Free – $100.00

Course Overview
This 8-hour Instructor Course allows successful graduates to teach end-users to properly deploy OC and to properly care for those exposed to the product.

In addition to covering how to deploy pepper spray, this course stresses under what circumstances pepper spray may be appropriately used as a force option, decontamination procedures, and the need to closely monitor individuals for adverse medical effects after exposure.

Topics Covered
• Legal aspects of OC deployment
• OC pepper spray containers & minimum deployment distances
• Common spray patterns and target areas
• Steps to reduce the possibility of Hydraulic Needling
• Acceptable decontamination solutions
• Documenting use of OC pepper spray

Successful Completion Requirements
Participants are required to pass a written exam with a score of 90% or better and demonstrate the ability to properly deploy inert training spray.

Notice to Students: All students in this course are exposed to OC as a requirement for instructor certification.

This program involves practical exercises. Students are required to actively participate in these exercises as part of their instructor-level training. Students should be in good physical condition for these classes in order to ensure successful completion of the courses. Some of these courses involve exposure to chemical agents as well as the physical exercises.

Students with physical conditions that may impair their ability to participate are responsible for contacting their physician for medical clearance prior to enrollment. Conditions requiring such consultation include but are not limited to high blood pressure, heart problems, lung problems, to include bronchitis and asthma, or allergies.

Individuals who have undergone any type of eye surgery in the past 12 months are not allowed to attend.

The Missouri Sheriffs’ Association will not assume responsibility for any students who do not seek medical consultation prior to course participation. Any student who is unable to participate in the exercises cannot complete this instructor level course.  It is incumbent upon the student to ensure they are physically capable of meeting the requirements of the courses.

4 Hours Legal Studies
2 Hour Technical Studies
2 Hour Skill Development

Clear safety glasses
Clothing suitable for physical activity
Change of clothes & towel for drying.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE Registration deadline is October 15, 2022

CLASS SIZE LIMIT  Class is limited to 16 attendees.

3 YEAR CERTIFICATION Successful graduates of this course will receive a three-year instructor certification certificate along with a 4-hour end-user lesson plan and visual aids.



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October 19
8:00 am–6:00 pm
Free – $100.00
Event Category:


Kevin Merritt


Who Should Attend:
Anyone wishing to become an Instructor for OC Pepper Spray courses
Registration Deadline:
October 15, 2022


Missouri Sheriff’s Association
6605 Business 50 West
Jefferson City, MO 66109 United States
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(573) 635-9644