Law Enforcement

Leadership, good observations from BBC (no, the other BBC…)

Great job by the guys at Breach, Bang, Clear on the subject. Lately, with various scandals and questionable shootings by several large PDs, and the noted jackassery on the national election front, it’s clear that folks in the USofA need to study up more on this subject… […]

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Student AARs, Close Quarter Handgun class with low-light shooting bonus course, Mill Creek club, Nov 21-22

Reposted from PistolForums with permission from the students; So life happened and it’s taken me a hot minute to get caught up, including writing this AAR. Disclaimers: 1- I was the host/sponsor/fixer for this class. 2- Due to an unplanned doctor’s appointment, I had to miss the […]

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Rangemaster Training event, KS, July 2016

Peeps in KS and MO, Tom Givens is going to be local for his most excellent Rangemaster Three-Day Firearms Instructor Development Course, July 8-10, 2016. I can HIGHLY recommend this class. Plan ahead, and started saving your pennies.   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/firearms-instructor-development-course-ottawa-kansas-tickets-19757986670

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Student AAR from the Racine County Line Close Quarter Handgun class, Aug 29th

Posted with permission, AAR from a student that he is posting on the Lightfighter site;   On 8/29/15 I attended Agile Tactical’s Close Quarters Handgun, held at the Racine County Line Rifle Club.  This was a one day course, focusing largely on pistol techniques, marksmanship, and manipulations […]

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AAR, Close Quarters Pistol, at Defense Midwest, 7/26/2015

This was my first class teaching this package, and some learning curve was involved, as always happens when one makes a new training package.  I had taught all of the material previously on numerous occasions, but not together as an 8 hour package.   The class was […]

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Carry ammo, safety, and readiness, the danger of rechambering your carry ammo too many times….

I hear from people regularly that they load and unload their guns often, sometimes on a daily basis.  With revolvers this is not an issue, with things like semi-auto pistols and AR15s it is a dangerous practice.   Example; Ref rechambering ammo into your pistol too many […]

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Active mass murder, aka “active-shooter” events……

Today seems like a good day to repost this one. I’ll note that the only historically proven way to stop an active mass murder in-progress is for an armed solo responder, be they “civilian” or cop, to start shooting back: Solo response to the active-shooter Although I […]

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Review update; S&W AR15 Sport

I used the Sport for my shooting demos as part of my recent basic AR15 class  last month. For this class, since I was teaching a group of shooters with both optics and iron sights, I removed the MagPul polymer folding rear sight and added a LaRue fixed […]

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AAR; Agile Training, Basic AR15 class, 4/25/2015

This was a by request class that I held at my friend Buck Peddicord’s excellent Defense Midwest range and training facility.  Buck has hosted a number of trainers over the years, including TDSA-Tulsa, Pat Rogers’ most excellent EAG carbine course, Max Joseph’s team tactics classes, etc. The […]

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Ammo review- Hornady 135gr +P Critical Duty

I am always on the look-out for possible alternatives to my carry and duty ammo, just in case what I prefer to use ain’t available. My go-to for my carry guns (all my serious carry guns are Glock 9mm and J frame .38s) and duty carry has […]

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