The police aren’t the only ones that uses handcuffs, yes criminals use them too. Knowing how to get out of handcuffs and zip ties could save your life one day. Below is an excellent video by ITS Tactical that shows you how to pick handcuffs with a bobby pin.
So give the video a watch and if you happen to have a pair of handcuffs, then try it for yourself. This is for a SHTF scenario only, this site does not condone criminal activity.