Tag Archives: Wooden police truncheon UK

Why Do Police Truncheons Have a Leather Strap?

Why do police truncheons have a leather strap? Both modern and old police truncheons have a strap on. They’re called a lanyard. Some call them a retention strap or a wrist strap. On modern truncheons, they are often made of nylon, on proper old-style wooden truncheons they are usually leather. But why do police truncheons… Read More »

Truncheon: End of the Road for the Truncheon (1994 Archive)

This article on the end of the police truncheon first appeared in the Independent on the 18th May 1994. Howard signals end of the road for truncheon: The Police Federation annual conference. The Home Secretary, Michael Howard, yesterday signalled the death of one of the enduring symbols of the British bobby – the truncheon. He… Read More »

Wooden Police Truncheon UK – Where to Buy

Wooden police truncheon UK: If you’re looking for a wooden police-style truncheon of the classic design in the UK, you’ve found them! You can’t buy a truncheon on Amazon. You can’t buy a truncheon on Etsy. You can’t buy a truncheon on eBay. But you can buy them from us. Find out more >>here<<. Nobody… Read More »