Development Training

Basics of Pepper Spray Defense

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Department of Police Services, 2nd Floor Training Room


Facilitated By: Tom Finnerty, Corporal, University Police

For those considering the option to carry or employ any aerosol defense spray, this workshop covers a basic understanding of: the legislative intent, criminal & civil liabilities, moral principles, regulating citizens’ possession & use of aerosol defense sprays; the chemical and mechanical properties; psychological & physiological effects; principles of aerosol defense first aid & decontamination & the principles for maintaining, storing & disposing of aerosol defense sprays. Workshop includes hands-on demo with an inert canister.  Option to purchase a personal canister for your use at the conclusion of the workshop is ($6).Separator Line

Register for this event in 4 Easy Steps:

1. Log into the myNorthridge Portal

2. Locate the Training/Professional Development pagelet and select the Employee Learning & Training Link

Portal Registration

3. Select Instructor Led Training Sessions under Upcoming Events, and find the session you want to attend

4. Select Enroll

After you have successfully enrolled, you will receive an email which you can use to automatically book the commitment to your calendar.

If you require an accommodation to attend this program, please contact the Department of Police Services at x2201 at least 7 business days in advance of the program.

If you are interested in attending this session but unable to because of a conflict in when it is being offered; or have a topic for a suggested workshop or training, please let us know by accessing and completing this FORM.