Sheriff Jim Wilson

There Is No Sanctuary

Carrying a defensive pistol inside the home should be the same as carrying one outside of the home.

Colonel Rex Applegate

For me, one of the many bonuses of this gunwriter business has been the opportunity to meet and become friends with a number of the firearm enthusiasts of an earlier generation; legendary figures such as Frank Hamer Jr., Bill Jordan, Bill Toney, Col Walter Walsh and the subject of this column: COL Rex Applegate.

What We Plan For

Sheriff Jim reminds us that wishing and hopeful thinking should not be part of your self-defense plan.

The Great Shooting Stance Feud

The 1911 vs Glock or 9mm vs vs .45 ACP dustups were just flashes in the pan compared to this feud.

I'll Take The Shotgun

When it comes to home defense, it's hard to beat the power and flexibility of the 12 gauge shotgun.

Avoiding Workplace Violence

Sheriff Jim explains how the will to fight and an understanding of your surroundings are the keys to avoiding workplace violence

Amazing Powers of Observation

There's a difference between looking and seeing--one has to do with letting light into the eyes, the other has to do with actually observing what is going on around you.

Visualize Success

Peak performance starts with seeing what success with the mind's eye.

What You Don’t Hear Can Put You in Danger

Our ability to hear and understand verbal commands is severely limited when lives are on the line.

Making Quick Decisions

Having a plan in place, even if it isn't perfect, is a lot better than making something up on the spot when lives are on the line.

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