Dealing With Home Invasions

A home invasion can destroy your safe haven in an instant. Here is Sheriff Jim Wilson's advice on how to best prepare yourself to deal with an armed intruder.

Pocket Pistols

While .380 ACP pistols are far from new—having first seen the light of day in the early 20th century—these are all fresh. More importantly, they are all very small and very light.

A Really Bad Idea

It's great to know how to slice the pie and clear a room, but should you actually use those skills during a home invasion?

Next Generation Fighting Glock

How to turn a Glock into an ultra-modern self-defense pistol.

Don't Overlook the Shotgun

ARs are great, but don't forget about the trusty and relatively inexpensive shotgun for home defense.

Now That's Versatile

Retired Texas Ranger Joaquin Jackson is a friend of mine. We worked together in years past and live in the same West Texas town.

Rotate Your Ammo

How often should you change the ammunition in your carry gun?


Part of your self-defense training should include rigorous physical activity. Being physically prepared might save your life.

On Training

Getting quality training on how to best survive a violent encounter is an excellent use of a shooter's time and budget.

SIG Sauer Elite Performance Ammunition

The opportunity to use the phrase, "a wagonload of ammunition" does not come around often, unless you're Louis L'Amour or another Western fiction writer.

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