8 hour Course in the use of the PR-24 Baton and Straight baton as described in Business and Profession Code Section 7585.9.
(a) The course of training in the carrying and usage of the baton, the satisfactory completion of which shall be required of applicants who wish to obtain a baton permit, shall be in the format prescribed by the Department of Consumer Affairs as delineated in the bureau's "Baton Training Manual." The course of training contained in the manual shall include, but not be limited to, the following subjects:
A) Stances and grips. (B) Target areas. (C) Defensive techniques. (D)Control techniques.
(E) Arrest and control techniques.
Description provided by the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services Regulations