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Improvised correctional staff defensive weapons

I carry a regular hair comb.  It is an unbreakable comb that I carry all the time.  Although you cannot stab with the comb, it can be used very effectively to slash with to keep you or your fellow staff members safe during a life threatening assault.”

The same can be said for using a pen, a set of keys, a clipboard, or a chair as a defensive weapon.  When caught in a position of dis-advantage, you need to do what you need to do to survive the encounter.  Remember that all “justifiable” techniques aren’t trained.

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