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Wooden Truncheons and the Prevention of Crime Act 1953

In this article, we are going to look at wooden truncheons in the context of offensive weapons as described in the UK Prevention of Crime Act 1953 and see how they may be interpreted. As many other articles on the site explain, if one is trying to establish if wooden truncheons are offensive weapons, it… 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 »