Restraint Training: Control Phase and Restraint Phase Differences

Restraint Training: Control Phase and Restraint Phase Differences

In evidence for the Sean Rigg enquiry, an ACPO expert on Self-Defence Control and Arrest procedures described his opinion of the stages involved in securing an adult-sized subject who is violent and resisting arrest.      He talks about two phases of an altercation...
Restraint Training: Risk Reduction and the Prone Position

Restraint Training: Risk Reduction and the Prone Position

Reducing Risk and the Prone Position A representative of ACPO’s Self Defence, Arrest and Restraint (SDAR) Working Group described in evidence to an inquiry how to differentiate between the Control Phase and the Restraint Phase of a physical intervention.  Once Control...

Restraint Training: Leaving the ‘Control’ in Control and Restraint

Leaving the ‘Control’ in Control and Restraint A leading professor in mental health has suggested that we remove the word ‘Control’ from the term ‘Control and Restraint’. Taking the ‘control’ out of ‘control and...