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Pump vs. Semi: Which Shotgun is Better for Personal Defense?

When it comes to personal defense, which is better: a pump or semi-auto shotgun? 

Why We React The Way We Do in Life Threatening Situations

Recently, I was told about an incident down at our horse barn where a lady was bucked off her horse, suffering a badly broken ankle among other injuries. There were several people in the vicinity, but only one of them took immediate charge of the scene.

Why Doing the Unexpected Aids in Self Defense

Sheriff Jim Wilson explains why doing the unexpected when you need to defend yourself may just save your life.

The Best Personal Defense Strategies for Civil Unrest

With greater uncertainty and more chaos, keeping your wits about you and your head on a swivel has never been more important.

Mastering the Element of Surprise for Personal Defense

When it comes to personal defense, Sheriff Jim Wilson explains why mastering the element of surprise might just save your life.

Decisiveness Matters in a Deadly Force Situation

There's a time to have an in-depth conversation, but in the middle of a deadly force situation is generally not one of them. Sheriff Jim Wilson talks about the need for decisiveness when it comes to personal defense.

Holster Review: Crossbreed Bedside Backup

The Crossbreed Bedside Backup puts the firearm within easy reach without having to mess with a drawer or a time-consuming safe, even a quick fingerprint version.

Controlling Your Fear

Sheriff Jim reminds us that failing to plan is planning to fail.

How to Get Ready to Shelter in Place

By the time disaster strikes, it's usually too late to start preparing. Here's how to get ready to shelter in place before it's too late.

How PCCs Can Fit In Your Defensive Plan

Pistol-caliber carbines are far from new and should be a definite consideration in your defensive plan.

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