Sheriff Jim Wilson

Sheriff Jim

Stopping the Attack

Sheriff Jim reminds us that stopping an attacker as soon as possible is critical to surviving a criminal encounter.

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Sheriff Jim Wilson

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.

Remembering Bill Jordan

Bill Jordan and I became friends in about 1976 and remained so until his death in 1997. Born in Louisiana in 1911, Jordan had a lengthy career in the U.S. Border Patrol, interrupted by World War II service as a fighting Marine.

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.

Firearm Safety: We've Come A Long Way

Sheriff Jim thinks we deserve a pat on the back for advances in firearm safety--but don't get complacent.

A Study Guide for Defensive Gun Use

For NRA members, reports about self-defense incidents are always handy.

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