Q: Who can carry handcuffs?
A: Anyone, provided they can lawfully justify them doing so?
Q: Who is the course designed by?
A: The content is regulated by the ICM (Institute of Conflict Management)
Q: Who is the course designed for?
A: Security Staff, prison staff and secure unit staff.
Q: Who can buy handcuffs?
A: Anyone, this is unregulated.
Q: Can I carry handcuffs visibly in public?
A: No, this is not advisable, it could be deemed provocative and not justifiable.
Q: Who can handcuffs be used on?
A: Individuals who have or were in the process of committing an indictable offence.
Q: Do you need a handcuff licence or permit to carry them?
A: No, this does not exist, basic handcuffing training is the minimum guideline requirement.
Q: Is the Handcuff course part of the SIA requirement?
A: No this is separate and is an advanced form of physical intervention.
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