The Sheriff’s Take

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Thoughts on Rule Number 3

Keeping your finger off the trigger until you are ready to shoot sounds so simple, yet is often broken with bad results. A little extra care will go a long way to prevent unintentional hole-punching.

September 16, 2014

House Clearing

While your home may be your castle, trying to clear it when you suspect a criminal has breached the walls is a less-than-optimal proposition.

September 9, 2014

Thoughts on Cooper’s Color Code

Knowing what the color code means and where they fit into a preparedness plan is only half the battle. Planning your response and following through is the other half.

August 23, 2014

Well, There’s That!

Be sure to evaluate *all* of your options when undertaking defensive scenarios.

August 18, 2014

Defensive Sights & Sight Picture

The flash sight picture is critical to effective defensive shooting, yet the technique is often misunderstood.

August 8, 2014

Pistol Magazines

Don't skimp on magazines for your defensive pistol, and you may be surprised to see problems disappear.

August 5, 2014

Getting Good Information

Knowledge is power, and learning about situations of successful self-defense can help guide those new to concealed carry.

July 15, 2014

How Much Extra Ammo?

Carrying a reload for your defensive sidearm is a smart idea for many reasons, but how much is enough, and how much is too much?

July 10, 2014

Speak Up

Rather than silently curse poor gun-handling, take a moment to politely correct the person responsible. Safety never takes a holiday, and it's possible they just don't know better.

June 30, 2014

Extra Defensive Gear

What do a charged phone, a sharp knife and a bright light have in common? They're all items that should be part of your EDC gear.

June 24, 2014