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handcuff

a pair of locking metal rings joined by a short bar or chain for securing prisoners, etc.
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Contract notice: Acquisition of pairs of metal handcuffs, handcuffs ipad holder, disposable handcuffs and chains driving or accompanying handcuffs for the benefit of the services of the national police, the national gendarmerie, customs and coastguards.
A WOMAN had to be cut out of handcuffs by Cardiff fire crews after becoming trapped overnight.
Although handcuffs are readily available to buy here in the UK, you must remember that it is only lawful to use them if you are properly trained and it is a proportionate reaction to the situation.
But in an emergency an officer could always use his truncheon strap as a handcuff by twisting it like a figure of eight around a criminal's wrists.
Having several "plastic" handcuff keys hidden throughout their clothing dramatically increases their ability to access and remove an undetected key, free themselves and escape with their life.
The police officers were permitted to handcuff Mena because she was present at the scene of a search for weapons, and they were not required to make a determination independent of the warrant as to whether Mena actually posed a safety risk to the officers.
Just as it was yesterday, today too handcuffs are a tool for intimidation.
The doctor added: "The marks on the ankle fit in with something rigid like a handcuff going around the ankle.
Deputies entered the cell and attempted to handcuff him, but he struggled and his head either struck the bottom rail of the bed or the concrete floor, according to Buckley.
As the officer attempted to handcuff the offender, a struggle ensued.
As The Handcuff King, Houdini would escape from any pair of handcuffs produced by the audience.
She explained: "The pattern is unusual and characteristic of handcuffs, with a single band on one side of the wrist and a double band on the other corresponding to components of the handcuff.