Self activated restraining device

Imported: 24 Feb '17 | Published: 06 Jan '04

Ramage Streeter, John W. Boothman

USPTO - Utility Patents


A prisoner activated restraining device which is activated when the wrists of a prisoner are placed in channels of the device.


These and other objects and advantages of the present invention will become apparent to readers from a consideration of the ensuing description and the accompanying drawings.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the present invention showing both wrists in a restrained position.

FIG. 2 is an internal view of the FIG. 1 housing when the front facing portion has been removed at the direction of the line A—A in FIG.



1. A self activated restraining device comprising:

2. The device as claimed in claim 1, also including a rod having a first end and second end for each of the separate levers,

3. The device as claimed in claim 2, including a key opening in the housing for inserting a key to move the first self actuated lever and the second self actuated lever from a restraining position.

4. The device as claimed in claim 3, wherein there are housing notches to receive the second end of each rod when the rod does not engage a separate lever in a self actuated lever restraining position.