High-Risk Traffic Stops

High-Risk Traffic Stops

High-risk traffic stops can get the officers’ blood pumping and their adrenaline flowing. Therefore, the proper approach to a high-risk stop can ensure the safety of the officers involved. Properly performing these stops can also enhance the safety of the occupants of...
Ammunition Issues

Ammunition Issues

Ammunition is as important to the shooter as the firearm. However, it is not often the shooter invests much time into considering the issues they may experience with their ammunition. Therefore, I want to spend a little time discussing ammunition and the malfunctions...
Active Shooter Response – Part 3

Active Shooter Response – Part 3

Active shooter response is a challenging concept for many. In the first part of this series, I explained the first thing you should do is ESCAPE (run). In part two, I explained that if you could not escape safely, you should HIDE!  What if you can’t run and the active...
Active Shooter Response – Part 2

Active Shooter Response – Part 2

Active shooter incidents are unexpected and potentially lethal. That is why you must think about and prepare for these situations ahead of time. Being prepared for an active shooter event is the first step toward winning. In part one of this series, I discussed having...
Active Shooter Response – Part 1

Active Shooter Response – Part 1

Active Shooter, two words people pray will never be said at a location or event they are attending. I feel like you can’t turn on the television or open a newspaper today without seeing a story about an active shooter, also referred to as a “mass...
Scanning | The Art of Seeing

Scanning | The Art of Seeing

Scanning is a concept that is being presented in almost every quality firearms training program. Unfortunately, it has become more of an exercise of action rather than an effort to see. By this, I mean, I have witnessed shooters “go through the motions” of...