Straight Baton

Technical Info:
Commonly made of rubber, plastic, or wood.
Can range in length from approx. 12 inches (30cms) to 36 inches (91.5cms).
The longer batons are commonly sold as “riot batons”.

Concerns:
The level of impact depends on the strength / skill of the user.
It is very easy to use excessive force, especially with the longer batons.
Over-arm strikes and strikes to the head and other sensitive areas increase the risk of serious injury.
Strictly control the use of hand-held kinetic impact striking weapons and regulate the development and transfer of such weapons.

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Translations:
هراوة (عصا)
直式警棍
Matraque droite
Прямая дубинка
Porra recta