Episode 133: Lessons Learned From the Philando Castile Shooting Video

Topic: Lessons Learned From the Philando Castile Shooting Video

Riley and Jacob cover the latest stories in the concealed carry and firearms industry world including some important updates out of Nevada and Oregon as far as reciprocity is concerned (for the best reciprocity map tool in the industry, go here), Illinois is cracking down on violent offenders, one man credits his training with being able to stop a violent bear attack. Meanwhile military snipers are taking out ISIS fighters from 2.2 miles away and setting records in the process. But you don't want to miss the CRAZY story about a Utah man that has to defend himself and his two teenage sons from a naked drunk man that just won't give up even after the homeowner has to draw down on the man! Trust us, this one's a doozy! Hit the ‘PLAY' button and listen in now!!

Training Tip: Use Realistic Targets



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About Riley Bowman

Riley Bowman is the Director of Training at ConcealedCarry.com and the Host of the Concealed Carry Podcast. He came up in this world initially through his 8-year experience with a state-level law enforcement agency in Colorado. Riley has trained extensively under instructors such as: Rob Leatham, Mike Seeklander, Tim Herron, Scott Jedlinski, Matt Little, Kyle Lamb, Dave Spaulding, Jeff Gonzales, Bill Blowers, Chuck Pressburg, and others, amassing many hundreds of hours of formal shooting and tactics training. He is an NRA Pistol Instructor, a Colorado P.O.S.T. Handgun and Patrol Rifle Instructor, a graduate of Trident Concepts Concealed Carry Instructor course, and a Modern Samurai Project Endorsed Instructor. He also competes in USPSA and 3-gun competitions including numerous top-10 finishes at major matches and championships. He is the current USPSA Carry Optics Colorado State Champion and most recently won 3rd place in Master Class at the 2022 USPSA Carry Optics National Championship.


  1. Rick on June 27, 2017 at 1:18 pm

    Says Ep 133, but it’s plays ep 131.

    • Jacob Paulsen on June 27, 2017 at 1:21 pm

      Rick we made a mistake when publishing this morning but we have since fixed the issue. Delete episode 133 from your app. Refresh the feed. Then redownload Episode 133. That should do the trick.

      • Rick on June 28, 2017 at 8:43 am

        Thank you!

  2. Eric Leonard on June 28, 2017 at 6:14 am

    You mentioned the bear attack on Todd Orr in the brown bear segment. I highly recommend listening to the American Warrior Show podcast episode #41. Mike Seeklander interviews & Todd tells the whole story. It is an amazing & somewhat frightening story of survival.

    Keep up the great work.

    • Riley Bowman on June 28, 2017 at 10:19 am

      Eric, thanks for your comment. Oh boy did I listen to Todd Orr’s interview on Mike Seeklander’s podcast! That was an incredible story! Actually working on getting Mike Seeklander on our show here soon…

  3. Fernando Hill on July 13, 2017 at 10:45 pm

    Wow!!! How do you place the harsh judgment you made about a person smoking weed in the presence of a child not in the same context of the millions of people that drink in front of their kids everyday? I’m a LEO I carry a gun for work everyday and I contend this was a totally bad shoot. This officer was a scared man who should never had been given a gun and shield. Now the advise you gave is good especially the the advise to not say anything about having a gun, but your assessment of this situation was dead wrong. The officer is most definitely lying which is obvious when he was attempting to get his story straight right after the shooting.

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