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SOLD OUT! RI – Triple Instructor Certification Handcuffing / OC Spray and Police Baton

RI Municipal Police Training Academy
Triple Instructor Certification Handcuffing / OC Spray and Police Baton
RI Municipal Police Training Academy
1762 Louisquisset Pike, Lincoln, RI
Aug. 31 – Sept. 4, 2020

Congratulations of to the new graduates of the L.O.C.K.U.P. Triple Instructor – Handcuffing / OC Spray and Police Baton Certification program. Over 40 officers throughout the state of Rhode Island attended and successfully completed the physically demanding 5 day program. The qualified instructor will train officers of their agencies the skills and knowledge learned and developed during this program.

A SPECIAL THANKS to Captain David A. Ricciarelli, Senior Training Specialist of the Rhode Island Department of Public Safety Municipal Police Training Academy for his commitment and dedication bringing high quality training to the men and women law enforcement officers of Rhode Island.



  • Legal aspects of police use of force
  • Baton deployment and purpose
  • Baton justification
  • Basic baton strikes
  • Body mechanics and footwork
  • Documentation and tracking use of force
  • Baton nomenclature
  • Universal platforms
  • Baton blocking principles
  • Baton body manipulations
  • Trouble shooting student performance
  • Application for all BATONS


  • Nomenclature of the hinged and chain link handcuffs
  • Handcuffing passive and resistant suspects
  • Practical exercises of handcuffing maneuvers
  • Departmental policy sample discussion
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform team takedowns and handcuffing maneuvers
  • Documentation and report writing
  • Safe removal of handcuffs from suspects
  • Controlling handcuffed combatants
  • L.O.C.K.U.P.® tactics integrated


  • Identify various ingredients and strengths of (OC) spray
  • Current legal/policy issues in the use of (OC) spray
  • Physical, psychological and physiological effects
  • Management protocols re: medical and de-contamination procedures
  • Most effective (OC) delivery methods
  • Flammable characteristics of (OC) spray
  • Placement of OC on the “Use of Force Spectrum”
  • Pre-existing medical conditions that may be aggravated by OC
  • Verbal commands/warnings that should accompany deployment of OC
  • Properly documenting the use of OC
  • Tactical considerations: various canisters, holsters, and retention.
  • Drawing techniques
  • Perform a tactical OC exposure and restraint of a simulated “active” resistant subject.
    Only $749.00

Location  – RI Municipal Police Training Academy, 1762 Louisquisset Pike, Lincoln, RI
Contact – Captain David A. Ricciarelli  Email – David.Ricciarelli@RISP.GOV
Phone –

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