When I was a kid, Fantasy Land used to be a theme park where you could run around all day, riding fun rides, and there was nothing to worry about. A Cause of Concern? Fast forward to my life today, and there’s much to worry about; inflation, work, violent activism, health, natural disaster, and political […]
Articles about urban and rural modern survival. Everything from picking locks to building wilderness shelters. You need to be prepared when SHTF.
Most people know that lethal acts of violence happen all over the country. But knowing about violent crime differs from understanding the nature of a violent attack. Surveillance videos like the one of this encounter provide invaluable lessons that we would do well to study. Armed Robbery Video, Philaphia, PA— This video captured an incident […]
Law Enforcement Officers (LEOs) and civilian concealed carriers have different missions which drive their tactics and actions for using deadly force. Even though this video is from an officer involved shooting (OIS) I think concealed carriers can benefit from watching how it all unfolds. Miami Township Police Department Officer Involved Shooting— Take a lo at […]
We talk a lot about knowing how you would respond in a wide variety of incidents. A reader experienced a high-stress event and wanted to his experience and the lessons he learned from it. He sent this post in, and we thought you might want to read it. Enjoy. When my phone rang at […]
The home invader is dead—the coroner loads into a van the lifeless human body of the attacker you killed. The responding Police have asked their questions, documented the scene, and left your house. You stopped the immediate threat, but now a whole new set of emotions come over you. What do you do now? A […]
We talk a lot about situational awareness and recognizing pre-assault indicators, and we should. However, we need to also think about how we convey a perceived threat to others. In other words, we may need to protect others and ourselves in a given situation. We also may need to coordinate with others to counter the […]