Sheriff Jim Wilson

It All Begins With Educating Yourself

When it comes to choosing a defensive pistol, a few moments spent in research can make a world of difference.

Exceptions To The Rule

There is no such thing as a typical gunfight.

The Springfield Armory Hellcat vs. the Hellcat Pro

We take a look at both sides of the Hellcat vs Hellcat Pro debate.

First Look: FN 509 Midsize Tactical

A blend of a 4-inch, optics-ready slide, mid-sized frame and 15 round magazine produce a gun that shoots well and is easy to carry.

What You Carry

Your choice of defensive pistol should be tailored to how you live your life.

I Carry Spotlight: Micro 9 mm Double-Stack Pistols

In today's “I Carry” episode, we have a spotlight on one of the hottest segments of the concealed-carry market: Micro 9 mm double-stack pistols.

CCW: Expect the Unexpected

We can’t predict when bad things are going to happen and we can’t predict where they are going to happen.

Skills Check: Cleaning & Ammo Cycling Drill

How long has it been since you last cleaned and oiled your concealed-carry pistol and cycled out your carry ammo? Here's a good drill to make use of those old rounds.

Maximize Your CCW Loadout: Carry A Round in the Chamber

Make sure you're maximizing your self-defense loadout by racking a round in your carry gun. Here's a few tips from our field editor.

4 Tips for Picking the Right Concealed-Carry Pistol

People interested in getting their first concealed-carry gun may be a bit overcome when they walk into a gun shop and look at the vast assortment of handguns that are available today.

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