An officer must be able to use their baton effectively. This course teaches baton techniques that can be quickly mastered and performed under stress, including the baton-aided, subject-control holds called arm locks. The Baton course deals with the blocking and striking capabilities of the straight expandable baton. Techniques include stance, patterns of movement, baton grips, baton methods of carry, baton draws, blocks, strikes, takedowns and baton retention.
Duration: 4 hours