In the hands of a competent practitioner, a tactical pen can be used to distract, deter, delay and even stop a violent physical assault. Unlike your firearm or a folding knife, it is a low-profile, personal-safety option for your toolkit that can be used to help mitigate an active threat.
In this episode of "I Carry," we look at a Smith & Wesson Model 638 J-Frame revolver, a Mission First Tactical Minimalist J-Frame holster and a Kershaw Chive folding knife.
What do you do when your 1911 hammer falls to the half-cock notch? George Harris answers in his Tech Wisdom column.