Weighted devices like saps and blackjacks form part of Sheriff Lain’s collection. He also owns a tear gas gun, ball and chain and several truncheons from the 1830s. He makes an effort to group items in ways that present a picture of the item’s history, or of the region from which they come. (Photo by Dee Dunheim)

Weighted devices like saps and blackjacks form part of Sheriff Lain’s collection. He also owns a tear gas gun, ball and chain and several truncheons from the 1830s. He makes an effort to group items in ways that present a picture of the item’s history, or of the region from which they come. (Photo by Dee Dunheim)