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The Secrets of Effective Low Light Room Clearing

I’m going to share the secrets of effective low light room clearing. Now remember, these are a secret – they are also according to me. The following secrets will stop you from blinding yourself (not that that’s a real thing) and also will help stop you from shooting people that do not deserve to be… read more »

The Totality of the Circumstances

There is a concept called “totality of the circumstances” which seems to be lost on most. What it means is considering all factors that play into a situation. For example, we have seen clips of videos where police are acting horrifically but when we see the whole video, their actions are wholly justified. The amount… read more »

A Simple Explaination of Duty Pistol Caliber Terminal Ballistics

Optimal pistol wounding is caused by a balance of projectile weight, construction, size, materials, shape, and velocity (not even talking about shot placement here). Too much or too little of any variable and the projectile performs poorly. Performs poorly- being compared to HST or Gold Dot which are the current standards of optimal performance within… read more »

Lighting Your Way

Use of light is one of my favorite topics and despite the frequency of darkness and low light environments daily, it seems to be misunderstood by most. There are three reasons to turn on your light and use various techniques (bouncing/umbrella/etc) as needed in the left picture- ID potential threats, clearing unknown areas, and navigation… read more »

Instigating Change In Law Enforcement

                I have noticed some trends while watching media, the public, and fellow police officers react to events over the past 20+ years as a police officer. There are intersecting points which all share. They all converge on the idea that law enforcement’s purpose is to serve the public. In order for agencies and individual… read more »

Tribe

A few weeks ago, on my Facebook feed, I made a statement that was not received well by some. In the follow up conversations, one word really drew the ire of the loudest detractor. That word was tribe. During an interview, the interviewer put a special tone on it every time he mentioned it. The… read more »

The Priorities of Holster Design

There should be some thought into selecting a proper holster for your needs versus choosing a poorly made leather sock to throw a gun in (extra points subtracted if magnets are involved). There are many options available and unfortunately there are even more consumers duped into buying inferior products that have flashy Facebook advertising with… read more »

Error 404: File Not Found

…getting experience doing things in practice so if it came time to use that particular technique, skill, etc. ‘for real’ your brain wouldn’t be left saying “error 404: file not found.”

Military, Law Enforcement, & Government Use Only

At the beginning of my law enforcement career, dead center of an “Assault Weapon” ban, I didn’t understand the issue with my access to things non-LE couldn’t obtain legally. It was unfair, but a perk of the job. I didn’t consider what that meant for people who were not me. As I matured I began… read more »

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