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Yet another TQ success story….

I saw this on my news feed yesterday.  It’s yet another example of law enforcement needing training in TCCC (Tactical Combat Casualty Care) type training, and in use of TQs (tourniquets). This has been slowly realized in many places, and TQs have had a bad rep for […]

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Leadership………….

Reading the article posted  below peaked my thoughts on this subject, something I have been meaning to write about for awhile now. Over the course of my law enforcement and military time I saw WAY too many examples of poor leadership.  Many folks mistake being a manager, […]

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There are no magic bullets, part 2, just so the .45 guys don’t feel left out……

I’ll dump this quote right here; “…there is no appreciable difference in the effectiveness of the 9 mm and the .45 ACP cartridges.” Vincent J. M. Di Maio, GUNSHOT WOUNDS: Practical Aspects of Firearms, Ballistics, and Forensic Techniques SECOND EDITION, Page 150.   Dr. DiMaio is one […]

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There are no magic bullets………….

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but lately the derp reference defensive ammunition choices has gotten off the charts again. There are no magic bullets. One can not beat physics. It sucks, but that’s the reality of life.  People trying to sell you magic […]

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Quality holster info; Keepers Concealment

The “Errand” holster in question is good kit, and Spencer is a great guy to deal with. As a bonus, on this video one gets an example of a perfectly executed AIWB draw stroke. Recommended. Spencer’s “Keeper” AIWB holster is also good gear, IMHO one of the […]

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Range vs real world safety considerations

Another well written, and well reasoned, article on this subject. Note that Mike Pannone was a part of the same unit where the “This is my safety” while wagging trigger finger bullshit supposedly came from, yet he notes; “Keep your weapon on safe and finger off the […]

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Excited Delirium and the non LE/First Responder

A few years back I gave a presentation at the first Paul-E-Palooza  on the subject of Excited Delirium (aka ExD).  I was a bit surprised by the level of interest in that class since the students turned out to be mainly non LE or medical folks (my normal […]

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S&W M&P15 Sport AR15, a Review in Depth, Part 1…

Awhile back I got this idea started with the help of my friend Rich Grassi, editor of The Tactical Wire (free newsletter, LOTS of quality articles and gear reviews).  The idea I wanted to investigate is “how cheap can a person go and still get a good AR15 […]

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Myths About Tourniquets

Here’s a pretty good short article on the subject, in line with all of the TCCC training I have seen recently. This sort of know-how is useful in more than just a “tactical” scenario. I have been to a number of motor vehicle accidents over the years […]

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Holiday Home Security Tips

Home security tips/things to think about post Christmas; Bad guys know that everyone has new toys this time of year. In my experience things like X-Boxes and such are high on the list of things in demand, and the burglars want them as well. Think about taking […]

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