Handcuffs are restraint devices designed to secure an individual's wrists close together. 

They comprise two halves, linked together by a chain or hinge. Each half has a rotating part which engages with a ratchet which is closed around a person's wrist. Without the key, the person cannot move their wrists more than a few centimetres (inches) apart, making many tasks difficult or impossible.

This is usually done to prevent suspected criminals from escaping police custody.  

 

 

                                                             Old Handcuffs 

 

 

 

 

 


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Date: 21 Oct 2008 | Author: mesmerX | Category: Pictures | Views: 8297

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