Handcuff Training

• Handcuffing a Subject in a Standing, Prone or Kneeling Position
• Resistance and Disengaging
• Standing a Prone Handcuffed Subject
• Post Handcuffing Guidelines
• Directing a Subject to a Prone Position
• Prone with Hands under the Body
• Effect of Pressure on Nerve Centers
• Rolling a Subject to a Prone Position
• Removing Handcuffs
• Use of Contact and Cover
• Searching
• Exiting a Room or Cell where there is a Potential for Violence
• Methods of Instruction (Instructor Course)
• General Handcuffing Guidelines
• Handcuffing History
• Handcuffing Dangers and Trial and Error Lessons
• Handcuff Nomenclature
• Hinged, Rigid, Chain-Link and Disposable Handcuffs
• Care and Maintenance of Handcuffs
• Resistance and Control Management
• Officer and Individual Factors/ Escalation through the Levels of Control
• Recognizing the Threat
• Elements of Reporting Resistance and Control
• Principles of Balance, Movement, Center and Reaction Time
• Relative Positioning