Armed Citizen: Asset or Liability?

The concealed carry of firearms is legal in almost all states. More citizens are carrying firearms for personal protection than ever before. Each of these citizens makes a choice, either intentionally or not. As an armed citizen are they going to be an asset or liability to society? The training required to get a concealed carry license does little to make a person proficient in weapon manipulation.

By |2018-09-03T08:16:19-05:00February 21st, 2017|Lethal Force/Firearms, Self-Defense|1 Comment

Lessons from the Oroville Dam Evacuation

Imagine this. With no warning you are told you have 1 hour to gather your stuff and evacuate your home because it is danger of being washed away. Sounds like a nightmare, right? For about 200,000 people in California it was a reality. Losing your possessions is nothing compared to losing your life or having your safety severely compromised because you have been displaced without a plan. This blog will show you how to mitigate the risks involved with the sudden displacement of your family and the associated chaos.

By |2017-02-20T14:21:26-05:00February 15th, 2017|Self-Defense|0 Comments

What To Do When You Hear an Intruder in the Night

Awakening to an alarming sound in the night is a scary event. Adding the dynamics of children and darkness to the equation makes dealing with an intruder a very complex situation. Proper planning and training is necessary to address the dynamics of a home invasion. Here are four steps to take to prepare yourself for the unexpected.

By |2017-02-14T11:03:05-05:00February 14th, 2017|Home Security, Self-Defense|0 Comments

Protecting Yourself From Date Rape Drugs

An overwhelming majority of sexual assaults involve substances commonly known as date rape drugs. Alcohol is the most common date rape drug. You will not be able to defend against date rape drugs once the symptoms become apparent. Drink safely by focusing on prevention and remaining in close proximity to your friends. Here are some easy-to-implement practices that will allow you to stay safe when drinking in public.

By |2017-02-02T14:34:40-05:00February 2nd, 2017|Self-Defense|0 Comments