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Softcuffs the Safer Handcuff Option – Interview with Mark Williams


Following on from the recent posts that we have uploaded on Managing a Prolonged Restraint and the recent findings of the Winterbourne View Serious Case Review I think that you will find the following interview and demonstration by Mark Williams, one of the UK’s

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Thinking About Becoming a Properly Qualified Physical Intervention Trainer?


For more info go to: http://www.nfps.info/NFPS-BTEC-Level-3-Restraint-and-Breakaway-Instructors-Course

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A Wall is Not Just a Load of Bricks Arranged in Rows


People look at a wall and think that it is an arrangement of bricks laid next to and on top of each other. That is most people’s first impression. However, what really gives the wall its strength is the mortar

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ASP Baton Trainers Course – 15th June


weapons Interested in becoming a qualified ASP Baton Trainer? weapons If you are interested in attending then go to: http://www.nfps.info/asp-baton-trainers-course weapons

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New e-book – “What is Physcal Intervention?” – now Available


Our new e-book – “What is Physical Intervention?”  – is now available as a downloadable product from our web site at: http://www.whatisphysicalintervention.co.uk. We are also offering a Special Offer Christmas Discount for the first 100 downloads at a Special Offer

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$1 Million Settlement for Death Due to Positional Asphyxiation


$1 Million Settlement for Death Due to Positional Asphyxia In tomorrows e-mail newsletter which is scheduled to go out at 0930 hours tomorrow morning we will be reporting on the recent civil lawsuit settlement in a case  where a man

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Reasonable Force?


Reasonable Force? The following video shows Merseyside Police restraining an injured man so that he could be treated for knife wounds: The initial perception is that the Police have gone over the top. The true fact is that all of

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