Sheriff Jim Wilson

Why Defensive Firearms Training is So Important

Yes, you may never have to fire your handgun in defense of your life or family, but the possibility always exists.

How Important is a Fast Draw for Personal Defense with a Handgun?

What is a suitable quick-draw time, and how important is that for the armed defense with a handgun? 

In Defense of A Third Party

Should you intervene in a third-party dispute? Here's Sheriff Jim's take...

Combat Mindset for the Defensive Shooter

Someone once said that good gear will not make up for poor tactics, but good tactics will make up for poor gear.

Why Staying Alert is Key for Personal Defense

While marksmanship is a lofty goal, it is only one part of the personal defense objective.

Complacency Can Get You Killed

There is no such thing as being too prepared for the worst.

How to Create a Diversion for Personal Defense

One of the best things the armed citizen can do is to create a diversion that will mess up the crook’s pre-planned agenda.

3 Essential Tips for Personal Defense

The smart thing to do is to realize that it can be very dangerous out there and do something about it before becoming an unprepared victim.

Armed Defense from Your Vehicle

When thinking about defending yourself while in your car, from a car jacking or any other deadly attack, one might keep in mind that probably the best defensive tool is what you are sitting in.

How to Reload a Handgun for Defensive Shooting

Reloading a handgun for competition is one thing, but reloading for tactical or personal defense reasons is quite another.

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