Chancey Bush
Casey Buell-Schoenman practices different types of defense techniques with fellow recruit Jasen Hollopeter during arrest control training.
JCSO’s detention deputy academy in full swing

Editor’s note: This is the second of a three-part series.

The instructor shouted, “Taser, Taser, Taser.”

There was a short pop as probes shot into Casey Buell-Schoenman’s left hamstring. Thousands of volts of electricity coursed through his body, and his muscles went rigid.

After a few seconds, the voltage ceased and his fellow recruits gave him a small round of applause as Buell-Schoenman pushed himself off the mat and stood up.