CORE ELEMENTS OF DEADLY FORCE: OPPORTUNITY
12November

CORE ELEMENTS OF DEADLY FORCE: OPPORTUNITY

By Guest Article / Contributor

U.S. Precision Defense Opportunity might be described as a set of favorable circumstances that that makes it possible for a person or persons to accomplish a desired objective. In a previous article entitled “But All I Had

CORE ELEMENTS OF DEADLY FORCE : ABILITY
05November

CORE ELEMENTS OF DEADLY FORCE : ABILITY

By Guest Article / Contributor

U.S. Precision Defense In a recent article entitled “But All I Had Was a Hammer”, we discussed the danger of unlawfully brandishing in a situation were other options were readily available.  In a recent podcast,

THREE BASIC ELEMENTS OF DEADLY FORCE
29October

THREE BASIC ELEMENTS OF DEADLY FORCE

By Guest Article / Contributor

U.S. Precision Defense BUT ALL I HAD WAS A HAMMER! There is an old saying that goes something like this: “If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” I am aware of multiple individuals that found themselves b

FLUNKING THE VICTIM SELECTION TEST
15October

FLUNKING THE VICTIM SELECTION TEST

By Guest Article / Contributor

U.S. Precision Defense  I do not believe that anyone can accurately explain why people become violent criminals. Many theories exist as to whether the cause is inherent nature, the lack of nurture during the formative years, or a comb

10 THINGS TO REMEMBER IF YOU'RE FORCED TO SHOOT
09July

10 THINGS TO REMEMBER IF YOU'RE FORCED TO SHOOT

By CCW Safe

U.S. Precision Defense 1. MAKE SURE YOU ARE SAFE: Make sure you are safe from any threat before doing anything. Verify that the suspect no longer poses a threat. Visually scan for other suspects and visually verify that the suspect

THE SURVIVAL TRIANGLE
26March

THE SURVIVAL TRIANGLE

By ALEXIS ARTWOHL, PH.D.

U.S. Precision Defense We've talked about this before, but it is always great to hear it straight from Dr. Alexis Artwohl, as she has a great way of explaining these physiological and psychological issues that we may experience in the afte

PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT AFTER A SHOOTING
21February

PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT AFTER A SHOOTING

By ALEXIS ARTWOHL, PH.D.

US Precision Defense Recently we had a new member send in a question for Dr. Alexis Artwohl, our panel advisor in Behavioral Science.   "I was wondering in the event of a self defense shooting what exactly would my physological

CONCEALED CARRY RECIPROCITY ACT
14February

CONCEALED CARRY RECIPROCITY ACT

By Guest Article / Contributor

U.S. Precision Defense WHAT IS THE LAW & WHAT IS THE STATUS? H.R. 38: Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017  is a new iteration of a law that has been proposed several times over the past 6 years. In its most recent form i