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4000 VOLTS at the End of a 10-oz. 29″ Cane (Feb, 1965)

It’s an ad from 1965 for a product that is effective in “riot work” by a company called “Country Club Products”…

4000 VOLTS at the End of a 10-oz. 29″ Cane

The Police “Shock-Rod” has power to control the most stubborn adversary… is ideal protection from nasty dogs. Also effective in riot work.

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Electric Glove for Police Stuns Victims With 1,500 Volts (Sep, 1935)

Electric Glove for Police Stuns Victims With 1,500 Volts

MORE punch than can be found in a box-glove is contained in a new electric glove invented by Cirilo Diaz of Cuba for use by police while handling rough characters or in quelling riots. Persons contacted by an officer wearing the glove receive a 1,500-volt shock, sufficient to remove all traces of fight. A half-pound battery worn on the belt supplies the power, all wiring being concealed beneath the coat.

Police officials in New York where the device was first demonstrated, were favorably impressed by its effectiveness.

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Anti-Hitch Kink (Mar, 1936)

Update: I forgot that I had previously posted a productized version of this: the Auto-Shocko

Anti-Hitch Kink
IF your auto is pestered by hitchers-on, here is a good cure. Fit a Ford coil with a piece of chain which will drag along the ground (but must not touch the car), and ground the other end of the coil to the car. Complete circuit as shown, and close switch for results—Rocco Conte.

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