truncheon


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a short stout club used primarily by policemen

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"I told them that shields and truncheons would only be used if they break our agreement for a peaceful rally," said Eleazar.
Kerri Ann McGrath, is accused of assaulting Miss Campbell by pulling a knife on her, threatening to stab her and then repeatedly striking her on the head with a truncheon.
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.
Others include a "No.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.G.P.F." for the Royal Gun Powder Factory, Waltham Abbey, and another painted with "1867 Lutterworth - Feinian Riots.
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.
So what can the law-abiding citizen do apart from acquiring his own truncheon? I mean, this could be the start of a new era.
A POLICE officer yesterday won more than PS400,000 compensation from the Gwent force after being branded a "laughing stock" for using a truncheon to smash a pensioner's car window.
He ran away after stealing a wooden police truncheon, given to the family as a gift just after World War II in 1946.
Nacional goalkeeper Bava spent the night in the cells for his antics, which he claimed were provoked by a policeman hitting him with a truncheon. He was reportedly released after making a statement on the incident and apologising to fans.
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.