Simply touch an assailant with the baton and pull the trigger: three-to-five seconds will leave the assailant dazed and temporarily paralyzed. The baton will also deliver a shock when touched six inches from the tip, to prevent an assailant from taking it away. Rubber handle. Powered by two 9-volt Energizer Eveready alkaline batteries (not included). LIFETIME WARRANTY. Because of the execellent results the telescopic stun baton is one of the security guards favorite devices.