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Taser Y or N 11 24.44%
Stun Baton Y or N 14 31.11%
Protective Vest (BP) Y or N 31 68.89%
OC Spray Y or N 35 77.78%
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Old 06-01-2009
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Hi all
I am new tho the forum and animal control areana about a year now. I would like to know whoi carries what for protection, IE:
Taser?
Stun Baton?
Baton?
OC Spray?
BP Vest?
Knive?

Any other comments.

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I have a IIIA vest, OC, two or three folding knives and a boot knife. Considering a Taser, but they havenít even developed a policy to allow our cops to carry the ones we already have, so I donít see that happening any time soon.
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We don't have anything but our catchpoles to protect us.
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ASP baton and OC as required by County but on my own I have bought a vest and learned some MMA style fighting. No tazer and we are not allowed to use the ASP on people.

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My catch poll, and the phone number of the police.
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We carry dept issued vest, OC spray, Expandable Baton (we are trained to use on people as well), M26 Taser (training was fun LOL), two handcuffs, fixed blade K-Bar knife.......most used...catch pole which becomes a 5ft baton if needed.
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We have a catchpole, a radio and a very intimidating glare! I'll tell you the glare radio combination gets them every time! (What? Don't make me call someone!)
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