What is a Police Baton?

policemanToday’s Police Batons are much different from the billy club from days of old. Police batons today are usually either an expandable steel baton or a tonfa. These police batons or tonfas are made from a long piece of wood or fiberglass about 2 feet in length that has a handle attached to it. By holding onto the handle and using the long shaft, a police officer can use them as a defensive tool. An officer can also maneuver and effectively strike with the police baton as well by using the handle…

What is a Police Baton?

Even though police batons are pretty common in most areas, not every law enforcement person uses one. Instead the expandable baton is used most by officers because of its compact size for ease of carrying. This expandable police baton can be put into use with just a flick of the wrist. The telescopic steel baton expands to 16, 21, or 26 inches in length which gives the officer the desired length he or she needs to effectively defends themselves or to force a submission upon an unruly suspect.

These expandable police batons have proven themselves very effective in both offense and defense which is why they are one of our best sellers by far. The included holster that comes with them also conveniently carries the baton. The telescopic baton is always within easy reach since the holster fits right on a belt.

steel batons in holster

Police batons are highly effective for their intended purpose and proper training in their use is highly recommended to become most proficient. Either of these police weapons can inflict serious damage including broken bones in both offensive and defensive uses. Proper use of force should always be adhered to.