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Prisoner Hand Restraint Mitts

May 1, 2014
Updated for 2014, Safetyhander hand restraint mitts are designed to be used with handcuffs. In just a few seconds, an officer can secure each hand of a prisoner, which prevents seizing guns or escaping handcuffs.

Safetyhander Mitts Keep Subjects' Hands Secure, Harmless

May 1, 2014

Safetyhander Hand Restraint Mitts are designed to be used in conjunction with handcuffs to provide increased security for prisoners and detainees. This video shows how difficult it is to manipulate any objects when both hands are secured in the mitts.

California Dep. Killed in Prisoner Transport Van Crash

December 26, 2013
A Tulare County (Calif.) Sheriff's deputy was killed early Tuesday in a single-vehicle crash while he was transporting prisoners, the department reported.

Ohio Agency's Ford Police Wagon

September 23, 2013

The Toledo (Ohio) Police Department has purchased seven Ford E-150 and five Ford E-250 vans to outfit for crime-scene investigations and special event response. The E-250 vans will be set up as police wagons to handle group arrests because of their larger size. View our gallery of one the agency's using for prisoner transport. Read the full story here. Photos courtesy of Toledo PD.

Using a Ford E-Series Van for Prisoner Transport

September 23, 2013
Rather than investing in a heavy duty bus, the Toledo (Ohio) Police Department has converted more economical Ford E-Series vans to round up disorderly college drunks and other scofflaws at chaotic scenes.

Prisoner Stabs Deputy In Detroit, Escapes With Uniform

September 9, 2013
Detroit-area law enforcement launched a sweeping manhunt Monday for a prisoner who stabbed a sheriff's deputy and escaped from custody with his uniform.

Handcuffed Woman Ejected From Patrol Car

September 4, 2013
A woman who suffered serious injuries when she fell out of a moving LAPD patrol car is suing the agency, claiming the officers were negligent in not securing her.

Mass. Deputy Shot by Prisoner During Medical Transport

July 31, 2013
Two Middlesex County Sheriff's deputies brought the prisoner to the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and as they began to remove his handcuffs, the prisoner began to struggle for a deputy's gun.

EMT Tackles Gunman, Saves NYPD Cop

June 10, 2013
A New York City EMT is being hailed as a hero for wrestling a gun away from a crazed man who had grabbed it from an NYPD officer and shot the officer's partner in front of a Harlem hospital.

JFK-Era Dallas Detective Honored

May 17, 2013
The Dallas Police Department honored retired Det. Jim Leavelle this week for his role in the investigation of the assassination of President Kennedy in 1963. The agency's annual Detective of the Year award will now be named in his honor.

Safe Prisoner Transport

May 6, 2013

Every year, prisoners escape custody. But using the proper restraints and techniques for each prisoner transfer situation will help ensure the safety of yourself and other law enforcement officers.

Manhunt Underway for Sex Offender who Stabbed Miami Detective

February 12, 2013
A Miami-Dade Police detective was repeatedly stabbed late Monday in Texas while transporting a sex offender, who then escaped from custody.

Judge: Suspect In Texas Deputy's Death Incompetent

February 5, 2013
The man who overpowered and killed a Bowie County (Texas) Sheriff's deputy during a prisoner transport assignment has been declared mentally incompetent for trial.

Texas Murder Suspect Surrenders After Gun Grab, Manhunt

December 5, 2012
An inmate who stole a Dallas County Sheriff's deputy's gun and escaped from Parkland Hospital surrendered, after officers cornered him in a parking lot.

Suspect Shot In ER After Reaching for Calif. Deputy's Gun

October 19, 2012
A Los Angeles Sheriff's deputy shot and killed a suspect in an Inglewood emergency room after he grabbed for another deputy's gun while handcuffed to a gurney.

L.A. Sheriff Honors First Female Deputy Killed On Duty

October 12, 2012
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will honor the first female deputy killed in the line of duty in the United States at a ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of women serving with the department.

Ind. C.O. Collapses, Dies

August 28, 2012
An Indiana correctional officer collapsed and died Sunday, after working with an "unruly inmate." Officer Timothy Betts, 51, Wabash Valley Correctional Facility was escorting the inmate to segregation Sunday.

Restraints

April 18, 2012

When you're transporting suspects or prisoners, you need the right tools to keep them from causing problems. View our photo gallery of these 11 restraints that include traditional handcuffs, zipcuffs, control straps, chains, and an immobilization system.

K.C. Officer Hurt When GTA Suspect Strikes Wagon

March 15, 2012
A Kansas City police officer was injured when a stolen car traveling the wrong way on a one-way street broadsided his patrol wagon at 33rd Street and the Paseo.

Video: Michigan Man Escapes Cuffs, Squad

September 15, 2011
A 26-year-old suspect can be seen wriggling free from his handcuffs and climbing out of a locked West Bloomfield Township (Mich.) Police cruiser in a raw video released by the department.
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