STREET TACTICS

Street Tactics2021-08-06T13:59:38-07:00

CONCEALMENT GUT-CHECK

Carrying a gun off duty is a prudent practice, now more than ever. Cops should carry guns everywhere they are legally permitted to do so. Some thought, however, needs to go into executing the concept. Recently, I have witnessed several officers in my area carrying large handguns with weapon mounted lights in outside the waistband (OWB) holsters. It’s commendable that they are carrying serious handguns off duty, but “concealing” them by pulling a snug T-shirt [...]

By |September 14th, 2021|

BOOTLEG TURNS | Escaping The Kill Zone

By |January 22nd, 2021|

  It’s not common for us to think of a vehicle as a defensive tool; at least it is far removed from mainstream thinking. We view our vehicles in many different ways, some utilitarian and others more lovingly. However, to my philosophical approach, when you are behind the wheel of [...]

TRAINING WITH A FLASHBANG | Getting The Most Bang For Your NFDD Training Buck

By |December 23rd, 2020|

  The noise flash diversionary device (NFDD), also commonly referred to as a flash sound diversionary device (FSDD), diversionary device, flash grenade or flashbang, is an essential tool of the trade for tactical teams. NFDDs are designed to produce dramatic pyrotechnics that are intended to provide a brief distraction without [...]

CIVIL UNREST AND RIOTS

By |December 22nd, 2020|

  When people think of prisons, one of the images that often first comes to mind is a riot. To be honest, this is not an unrealistic line of thinking because unrest does tend to occur quite a little bit in our correctional facilities on a regular basis. A literal [...]

ADRENALINE DUMP | Flight Or Fight

By |December 10th, 2020|

Those who work in law enforcement and emergency services deal with the almost mystical substance that is known as adrenaline. A lot. Of course, all humans have some experience with this bodily-produced drug, some more than others. Let’s take a look at the effects that it can have on our [...]

Chair Qual: Barricade Skills With A Simple Folding Chair

By |October 19th, 2020|

In many carbine classes shooters are shown several ways to adapt their long gun to cover to make a mid-range hit. This is often exposure to a technique, but without a great way to measure or track performance and subsequently carbineros do not sustain those capabilities to a high degree.

Vehicles Vs. Pedestrians

By |April 2nd, 2014|

By Jason Hoschouer According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the first recorded pedestrian traffic fatality occurred on Sept. 13, 1899. Henry H. Bliss, a 68-year-old real estate broker, was knocked down and run over in New York City. He was taken to a local hospital and later [...]

The Traffic Stop

By |February 5th, 2014|

Sovereign Citizens. May 2010, West Memphis, Ark. — Jerry Kane and his son Joe are stopped by West Memphis officers. The stop ends in tragedy when Joe exits the pickup truck and opens fire with an AK-47 on the two officers, killing them both. Joe is 16 years old. The [...]

In ‘N Out

By |December 9th, 2013|

I don’t know about you, but I’m sick and tired of cops dying. I hate seeing updates via ODMP.com (Officer Down Memorial Page) every time a cop is killed. In the last decade, I’ve been to 22 funerals. The lion’s share of these has been in the last 7 years, [...]

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