Quick Answer: What’S Worse OC Spray Or Taser?

Do cops have to get tasered and pepper sprayed?

If one thing separates police recruits from full-fledged officers, it’s pepper spray.

On-duty officers keep a can handy in case of unruly criminals, but recruits in police academies have to stand still and a take a burning spritz in the face.

Police academies are similar to basic training programs in the military..

What’s worse being tasered or pepper sprayed?

Based on these rough numbers, the chance of you dying is about five times as high after having been tasered compared to having been pepper sprayed. You should definitely choose the pepper spray! Almost all of the answers say pepper spray is worse, and the recipients would rather be tasered.

Is it better to have pepper spray or a taser?

While both offer some distance, pepper spray can be wafted away by the wind to some extent, or back into your own face. In other words, you may want to get closer to be more effective. A Taser is as effective as your aim, so if you’re able to make contact with the torso, it doesn’t matter how close you are.

What is it like getting OC sprayed?

If you were sprayed in the face with pepper spray, you would immediately feel a burning sensation in your eyes, nose and mouth, and possibly even your throat and on your skin. … You might also begin coughing and find it difficult to breathe as your throat swells — this can last from 3 to 15 minutes.

What OC spray is the strongest?

Fox Labs Pepper SprayThe Fox Labs Pepper Spray produces 5.3 Million SHU (Scoville Heat Units), making it the world’s hottest and strongest pepper spray.

How bad does OC spray hurt?

In one study of people voluntarily getting sprayed with pepper spray as part of police or military training found that people rated their eye discomfort between a 9.6 and 9.7 out of 10, but that decreased to between 8.7 and 7.2 in 10 minutes. Pain and irritation lasted 15 minutes or more.