New Mexico Sheriff To Offer Use Of Force Class For Public
For the second time this year, the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office will offer a one-day class to educate the public on the use of force in police work, and the decisions law enforcement officers are trained to make in potentially deadly situations, according to a news release.
“Law Enforcement Use of Force: What the Community Needs to Know” will be hosted at DASO headquarters, 845 N. Motel Blvd., from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May 7.
The class is free and open to the public, the release said. Due to the subject matter, the class is limited to the first 25 people who apply. Lunch will be provided.
The class also includes a shoot/don’t shoot simulated scenario for participants, along with detailed information on the various classes and curriculum law enforcement officers are required to learn.