Tag Archives: Is a wooden truncheon an offensive weapon?

Are Truncheons Legal in the UK?

Are truncheons legal in the UK? This is a subject that there is some misleading information on Google about, predictably sourced from Quora. A classic wooden police-style truncheon is perfectly legal to own in the UK. It is not an offensive weapon by definition in UK law, in and of itself. It is not an… Read More »

A Truncheon for Self-Defence in the UK – Is It Legal?

Using a truncheon for self-defence in the UK is another one of those subjects that isn’t entirely black and white. It is very much situation dependent. Dependent on if your truncheon could be proved to be an offensive weapon in the specific circumstances. Dependent on your intent and where you were when you used it… Read More »

Is It Legal to Carry a Wooden Truncheon in the UK?

Is it legal to carry a wooden truncheon in the UK? Is a wooden truncheon an offensive weapon? These are questions that crop up from time to time and the answer is not black and white. In short, it depends on why you are carrying it and if you intend it to be a weapon… Read More »