ASP was founded in 1976 by Kevin Parsons, who holds a PhD in Police Management. He spent years developing use of force training programs and acting as an expert witness. When he founded Armament Systems and Procedures Inc. (ASP), he brought decades of experience and street smarts to the designs of all the products. Thirty years later, ASP continues to research and test its handcuffs, batons and other products to find more innovative designs. The people who carry these products depend on them, often for their lives, which is why ASP sets the highest safety standards for every item it produces. At, you can find a wide variety of quality handcuffs and batons for the ultimate defense