Becoming the Badge: Hell Week


Recruits are facing the most painful week yet.

It’s the week of Thanksgiving, but it’s the week recruits have been dreading. It's hell week.

They'll be stunned by Tasers and pepper-sprayed.

Besides a firearm, officers carry several less than lethal options on their belts, including a Taser, a baton and oleoresin capsicum(OC) commonly known as, pepper spray.

But before they can add those tools to their belts, those uses of force will be used on them.

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