(a) A juvenile probation officer who satisfies the
requirements of this subchapter is justified in using force for the
protection of persons pursuant to Chapter 9 of the Texas Penal Code.
(b) Prior to carrying a firearm in the course of the
officer's duties, a juvenile probation officer authorized to carry
a firearm in accordance with this subchapter must:
(1) receive at least 20 hours of training in the use
of an empty-hand defense tactic; and
(2) receive adequate training in the use of at least
one intermediate weapon.
(c) A juvenile probation officer who is authorized
to carry a firearm must carry at least one intermediate weapon at
all times when the officer carries a firearm.
Source Note: The provisions of this §341.84 adopted to be effective March 1, 2011, 36 TexReg 845; amended to be effective April 1, 2014, 39 TexReg 2121