Louisiana Expandable Baton Laws

NOTE: This information is not provided as legal advice. Always consult a lawyer and seek legal guidance.

Louisiana Revised Statutes Tit. 14, § 2. Definitions

A. In this Code the terms enumerated shall have the designated meanings:

(3) “Dangerous weapon” includes any gas, liquid or other substance or instrumentality, which, in the manner used, is calculated or likely to produce death or great bodily harm.


Louisiana does not have any clear laws regarding batons (and other related weapons like clubs, billies, bludgeon, etc.).

If you would like to know if whether it’s lawful or unlawful to carry a baton (club, billie, bludgeon, etc.) in Louisiana, consult your lawyer or your local law enforcement.