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Handcuff Safety

Chained & Hinged Handcuffs

Key Point 1 Basic Standing Handcuffing Officer identifies self
Key Point 2 Basic Standing Handcuffing Safe approach to suspect
Key Point 3 Basic Standing Handcuffing Officer position to suspect
Key Point 4 Basic Standing Handcuffing Position suspect for cuffing
Key Point 5 Basic Standing Handcuffing Presentation of handcuffs
Key Point 6 Basic Standing Handcuffing Use inverted thumb lock for control
Key Point 7 Basic Standing Handcuffing Application of handcuffs
Key Point 8 Basic Standing Handcuffing Double lock handcuffs
Handcuffs These are often the most neglected (not taken care of) piece of police hardware.
Best method for cleaning handcuffs Mild soap and water
After cleaning handcuffs, you should apply light oil
Interview stance The desired (best) stance to use when you are speaking to a possible assailant.
The distance to keep between yourself and an assailant is 3-4 feet
The distance to keep between yourself and an assailant with a knife is 20-21 feet
Created by: JRitter