Flashback: History of criminal restraints including ‘Thumb Cuffs’ invented by Seattle police officer
SEATTLE METROPOLITAN POLICE MUSEUM -- One of the most important parts of catching bad guys -- is keeping them caught. Officer Jim Ritter with the Seattle Metropolitan Police Museum talks about the history of criminal restraints in ‘Flashback’. “Restraining prisoners has always been a necessity for police throughout history to keep suspects from assaulting officers while being transported to and from crime scenes, police stations, jails and courts.”