truncheon


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Synonyms for truncheon

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a short stout club used primarily by policemen

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This novel and the history-making presentation of the President's Truncheon, equivalent to that of an honorary 'Colour' and a unique emblem upon which soldiers swear allegiance to the Regiment and the State, further recognizes and would serve a fitting tribute to SLSR soldiers' unparalleled achievements, exemplary valour, gallantry, dedication and commitment to the cause, and more distinctively, its War Heroes' unmatched supreme sacrifices in the battlefields.
RAGING Officer screams at driver and breaks glass with truncheon
Ms Donoghue was hit seven times with a truncheon, which was left behind along with a pair of bloodstained gloves and a tobacco tin.
Within seconds, the rogues converged on the policeman with guns, clubs and knives, but it was like tackling a shadow - he had no substance to him - and, yet, when he lashed out with his truncheon, skulls were cracked and teeth were staved in.
Someone will correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe the tipstave has a history that predates the truncheon.
2 Asylum" truncheon, right, painted with the rod of Asclepius to represent healing, (PS120-PS160); and two painted respectively with the crests of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge (dated 1854), and St Mary's College, Oxford (together PS150-PS250); another painted with the arms of three field guns and the initials "R.
He is sprayed in the face with what appears to be pepper spray and backs into a corner whereupon they enter the cell and onepoliceman violently and repeatedly attacks him with a truncheon.
The video of Pc Baillon wielding his truncheon became a YouTube sensation - with the tribunal being told it has been viewed online millions of times.
Police armed with truncheons and shields stormed the pitch to protect match officials - from Nacional players.
As regards Monday's events, Naumov comments that despite the large number of negative incidents that will have bad consequences, it is good that the opposition this time truly smelled the scent of the frozen asphalt and the "caress" of the truncheon.
His truncheon was waving above his head as he raced into Le Bar Toulzac like something out of the Keystone Cops.
A MAN who rang police to say he was going to kill a neighbour with an ornamental truncheon was yesterday given a 12-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay pounds 85 costs.
One independent, who did not want to be named, said he had carried a truncheon for 20 years but had never used it.
Summary: The police watchdog is investigating after a student was left with bleeding on the brain after being hit with a police truncheon.
They include a painted truncheon from the River Tyne Police, a William IV Newcastle Police truncheon and Victorian Tyne Dock Police truncheon.