Sheriff Jim Wilson

Stress And Fine Motor Skills

A little bit of pressure can make the simplest of tasks seem very difficult.

The Secrets of Verbal Deescalation

If you think about it, we spend our entire lives using our voice to get what we want and to try to avoid what we don’t. It is interesting how some folks develop this into quite an art, while others don’t have a clue.

Resolve To Improve

This year, resolve to improve your self defense skills.

The Winning Combination

Having the desire to stay safe is great. Having the means and the skills is even better. 

When It’s Not A Gunfight

A firearm isn't right for every violent incident. Sometimes you need a less-lethal defensive tool.

Revolvers I Recall

At our recent hometown gun show, I had an experience that a country boy might call “déjà vu all over again.” As usual, I had a grand time visiting with the gun folks, sold a few things, but only came home with one gun that was new to me: a 1950s-era Colt Official Police in .38 Spl. with a 4-inch barrel. It was just about a dead ringer for the very first double-action revolver I ever owned.

Rule #3: The Golden Rule

They're called the rules of gun safety, not the suggestions, not the guidelines.

Don’t Overlook Using A Shoulder Holster

Shoulder holsters aren't just for private eyes and secret agents.

Texas Ranger Charlie Miller

The art of self-defense has evolved through a period of trial and error, and so did those who gained notoriety along the way. 

Learn to Communicate

No man (or woman) is an island, especially in a defensive encounter.

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