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1

Baton Justification

The decision to use your baton rests with you. You may use your baton if in danger of being overpowered or to protect yourself or others from injury. The force used must always be reasonable.

2

Two types of batons

1. Police Long Baton
2. Expandable Baton

3

Police long baton material

Spun aluminium

4

Police long baton diameter

3.175cm

5

Police long baton weight

540g

6

Police long baton length

66.04cm

7

Parts of the Police long baton

HINT: 5

1. Tip
2. Shaft
3. Rubber grommet
4. Knurled handle
5. Butt

8

Expandable Baton material

Alloy steel

9

Expandable baton length (extended)

51.28cm

10

Expandable baton length (closed)

19.74cm

11

Expandable baton weight

462g

12

Primary strike area for baton

Leg - below the hip to the toes

13

Secondary strike area for baton

Arm - from the point of the shoulder to the fingertips