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A club carried by a police officer.


(ˈnaɪtˌstɪk) or

night stick

a club or truncheon used by the police
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nightstick - a short stout club used primarily by policemennightstick - a short stout club used primarily by policemen
club - stout stick that is larger at one end; "he carried a club in self defense"; "he felt as if he had been hit with a club"


[ˈnaɪtstɪk] N (US) → porra f (de policía)
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I haven't the uniform, the taser, the nightstick, the handcuffs, the physical strength, the authority.
After serving as a willing or unwilling participant in about a hundred one-on-one and multi-officer melees involving OC sprays, I concluded I'd rather rely on a traditional knuckle sandwich or my Deluxe Thump-O-Matic nightstick.
As I SAT DOWN TO WRITE THIS ARTICLE ON WORKING FOR THE RELEASE OF POLITICAL prisoners, a bulletin on the radio flashed the news: three of the cops who were convicted as accessories in the beating and rape of Abner Louima in 1999 (carried out by ramming a nightstick up his rectum and then forcing it down his throat) won their appeal.
Like utilization review, the typical financial incentive more closely resembles a nightstick than a scalpel.
In the ensuing years, mace would be billed as a humane, yet effective, alternative to police weapons such as the nightstick and the service revolver.
While the park provides shirts, hats, and badges, the officer is responsible for acquiring boots, pants, a leather belt, handcuffs, and a nightstick.
enforcement tools, the nightstick and the gun, may be
Coney stated after reviewing the September 21, 2013 videotape in which he was beaten by a nightstick wielding Atlantic City police officer that was apparently moonlighting as a security guard.
The pre-Christmas bribe worked in the short term because all-night boozing was introduced in winter, with more coppers on the street than you could shake a nightstick at.
The suspect, Rudolph Sanders, then grabbed Koeppen's nightstick and was about to pummel the officer with it when two bystanders who witnessed the assault opted to become involved.
Widely regarded as a misanthrope not worth reading, he revs up some controversy every now and then by pulling out his big, bad nightstick and cracking a few homosexual heads.
Antoine, then six months pregnant, and grabbed Max Antoine by the neck stomped on his head and beat him repeatedly with a nightstick while he was handcuffed, then dragged him into the hallway.