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Electronic Control Weapon and Legal Liability

OnDemand Webinar (85 minutes)

This on-demand webinar addresses the use of force, investigation and legal liabilities associated with the use of electronic control weapons (ECWs) in a law enforcement environment. Learn about the realities and myths associated with ECWs as well as current use of force federal case laws pertaining to the use of ECWs. Familiarize yourself with best practices responses, uses of ECWs and how to properly document proficiency, forensic investigations and techniques for writing reports and providing testimony. Hear about a model use of force - ECW policy that will protect your officers, your agency and your citizens, and learn how a comprehensive policy and training system will significantly mitigate risk exposure associated with the use of ECWs.


Ron L. Martinelli, Ph.D., Martinelli & Associates, Justice & Forensic Consultants, Inc.


ECW Dynamics

Use of Force Case Laws Pertinent to the Use of ECWs

The Psychophysiological Effects of Electrical Current Load Upon Influenced Subjects

Medical Issues and Concerns

The Investigation of ECW Related Incidents

Forensic Recovery of Critical Evidence

Model ECW Policy Recommendations

Best Practices ECW Training

Report Writing and Testimony