Defensive Tactics: A Handbook for aw Enforcement Officers
(Federal Bureau of Investigation)

Washington DC: Department of Justice, 1951. Staple bound, oversized in printed wraps, "RESTRICTED" printed at the front top corner and at bottom, "Federal Bureau Investigation, United States Department of Justice, J. Edgar Hoover, Director". 75 pp. Illustrated with instructional photographs and drawings. A manual issued by the FBI and wiyth restricted distribution, outlining defensive tactics for use by law enforcement officers. Includes detailed sections on basic principles and fundamentals, counter and escape holds (wrist grips, front and rear body locks, front and rear strangle holds, kicks, leg tackles, etc); miscellaneous holds and throws; defenses against the knife; pertinent police techniques (come-along holds, out of chair, up from floor, out of automobile, etc.) Very good, light offsetting to the front wrap and heavier to the interiro first page from a newpaper clipping, otherwise clean and complete. Very Good Wraps (Item ID: E18752)


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