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As two officers then try and put the girl—who is now in handcuffs—in the car, she repeatedly screams, “I want my Dad.”Police Investigation Underway After 9-Year-Old Girl Pepper Sprayed During Arrest in Rochester, New York|Josiah Bates|February 2, 2021|Time
Others wore tactical gear or brought zip ties, which can be used as handcuffs, officials said.
He wore a Taser holstered to his hip and gripped a bunch of zip-tie handcuffs in one hand.
After deputies removed Boney in handcuffs, the judge withdrew the contempt charge but said the publisher still had to be escorted from the building.A North Carolina judge is blocking journalists from his courtroom. One objected — and got handcuffed.|Elahe Izadi, Mark Berman|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
Member Margaret Lorber said she simply cannot accept the idea of guns and handcuffs in schools.Alexandria City Public Schools approves revisions to contract with police|Hannah Natanson|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
Tihen had insisted he was in her lap as she struggled to handcuff him.From Ferguson Cop Embroiled in a Brutality Suit to City Councilwoman|Michael Daly|August 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But she surprised these cops just as she had the officers back in December, when she managed to wiggle free of a handcuff.In Months Before Wild Capitol Scene, Miriam Carey Battled Psychosis|Michael Daly|October 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There are psychological chains and restraints that are so much stronger than any steel chain or handcuff.For the Cleveland Kidnapping Victims, a Tragic Sisterhood|Christine Pelisek|May 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Police say that Thomas resisted arrested, so they had to handcuff her and forced her to the ground.In Los Angeles, Questions of Police Brutality Dog LAPD|Christine Pelisek|November 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Court documents say she was nude with a handcuff still attached to her wrist.
And keep your eyes on me; if I act in the least peculiar, handcuff me—but don't knock me out.The Penal Cluster|Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
Bill said that he thought that bruin was about to make up his mind to let us take off that handcuff.Fifty Years a Hunter and Trapper|Eldred Nathaniel Woodcock
He unwound the rope which he had brought along and secured one circle of a double handcuff to his left wrist.The Incendiary|W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
A white mark, which slowly changed to red, showed where Delaney had clamped the handcuff down to its last notch.Whispering Wires|Henry Leverage
"Why, he threatened to handcuff me and take me to jail if I didn't tell him all about Mr. Whitmore's death," complained Collins.The Substitute Prisoner|Max Marcin