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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of unhandcuff.


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  • He was in the police car, unhandcuffed, so that he could be transported off the road to a more safe location, I'd presume that just because his car was getting towed doesn't mean Smokey was going to leave him standing by the side of the road.

    Fourth Department Suppresses Gun 2006

  • Mel Gibson was offered the opportunity to go to the police unhandcuffed.

    CNN Transcript Aug 2, 2006 2006

  • "When he was unhandcuffed, he drew his firearm and shot and wounded an officer," Ngidi said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 1994

  • He insisted that I be unhandcuffed and then proudly led the way to the outbuilding where I had worked.

    Chapter 3 - Detention 1987

  • They unhandcuffed my cuffs from behind, put them in front.

    Democracy Now! 2010

  • In other situations, an officer held his cell phone so one handcuffed man could call his work; officers got shoes and socks for another suspect, and they allowed a woman to walk unhandcuffed through her apartment complex before she got to a police van for transport. Latest news 2008


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