45 degrees in front of the subject
To the side of the subject
45 degrees behind the subject
Directly to the rear of the subject
Positioning is not important
All subjects who are arrested should be handcuffed.
Only aggressive subjects who are arrested should be handcuffed.
Small females should not be handcuffed.
Elderly or very young subjects should not be handcuffed.
Subjects with injuries should not be handcuffed.
Place the subject against the wall, feet appart toes out.
Place the subject free standing, feet apart, fingers interlocked behind the head
Place the subject in a kneeling position, hands behind the head, one leg on top of the other.
Place the subject flat against the wall, arms out, feet flat on the wall.
Place the subject prone using a straight arm lock.
Hands behind the back, cross arm method, one palm facing up and one palm facing down.
Hands behind the back, back of the hands back to back
Hands behind the back, cross arm method, both palms facing up
Hands behind the back, both palms facing each other
Hands behind the back, both palms facing right or left.
Try to apply a bent wrist technique.
Grab the subject's other hand and try to control him until help arrives.
Apply a neck restraint technique.
Disengage, create space, verbalize and go to another control option.
Take the subject to the ground in any way that the officer can.
The subject is being rolled onto one side.
The subject is on one knee and is in the process of getting up.
The subject is being put into a sitting position.
The subject is going from a sitting position to a kneeling position.
The subject is going from a kneeling position and brings one knee up.
Pushing up then down on the elbow
Striking a nerve center with the knee
Straightening the subjects arm across the officers body and pushing down with the wrist between the subjects elbow and tricep area.
Pulling downward at a 45 degree angle on the wrist.
All of the above
Loss of blood circulation
A and B only
A, B and C above
Changes the focus of the brain
Keeps us breathing
Is a physiological diversion
A and C only
A, B and C above
Against a wall or car
Free standing feet apart
Have one officer hold one wrist and the second officer handcuff the second wrist.
Have one officer hold the subject from the front while the second officer handcuffs the subject from behind.
Use the contact cover system
Have one officer stand to the side while the second officer handcuffs the subject from behind.
Have both officers handcuff as a team.
The single bars facing to the rear.
The single bars facing up.
The single bar facing front and one back.
The single bars facing front.
The single bar facing right.
The top of the wrist.
Either top or bottom of the wrist.
Either side of the wrist
The bottom of the wrist
From the top, bottom or either side of the wrist.
Size and strength
Size and sex
Age and fitness level
Date and time
Training and experience
The strong hand
The support hand
The power hand
The reaction hand
The action hand