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BY ORDER OF THESECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE AIR FORCE MANUAL 31-2221 JUNE 2001SecuritySECURITY FORCES USE OF FORCE MANUAL
OPR: HQ AFSFC/SFOP(SMSgt Walter P. Filipiak)Certified by: HQ USAF/XOF(Brig Gen James M. Shamess)Intial PublicationPages: 129Distribution: FThis manual complements Air Force Instruction 31-207,
Arming and Use of Force by Air Force Person-nel
. It is an instructional guide for the application of various types of force. It applies to military, civilian,and contract security forces personnel as well as military personnel from other US military branchesassigned or attached to Air Force security forces units.
SUMMARY OF REVISIONS
This is the initial publication of Air Force Manual (AFMAN) 31-222. It establishes procedures for the useof physical apprehension and restraint techniques, CAP-STUN pepper spray, impact weapons, personnelsearches, handcuffing, and subject transportation. The use of the name or mark of any specific manufac-turer, commercial product, commodity, or service in this publication does not imply endorsement by theAir Force.