October - December 2007
Park Police Host Baton/Handcuffing Instructor Class
T w e n t y p a r t i c i p a n t s f r o m a l l d i f f e r e n t p o l i c e a g e n c i e s a n d m i l i t a r y o r g a n i z a t i o n s p a r t i c i p a t e d i n a n A S P B a t o n / H a n d c u f f i n g I n s t r u c t o r c l a s s i early December.Armament Systems and Procedures (ASP) is the largest manufacturer of Tactical Batons® and Tactical Handcuffs™ in the world. The company supplies impact weapons and restraints to major police agencies in over 60 countries. n
Participants who completed the class are now certified to teach other law enforcement personnel how to use the batons and handcuffs. For three days, the officers
received classroom instruction as well as practical, hands-on practice. Detective Mau Ly and Officer Greg Worsey attended from Montgomery County Division and Officers Russell Chick and Eric Rojas attended from Prince George’s Division.
Thanks toASP andASPTechnical Support Manager Jim Horan for providing the training free of charge. In addition to the training, the participants also received free handcuffs and other equipment. Everyone learned a lot and several officers felt the training was one of the best they had ever attended. G
Photos by Margaret Kingsley
Park Police Officer Russell Chick (Prince George’s Division) practices his moves.
Park Police Officer Eric Rojas (Prince George’s Division) battles the “bad guy.”
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