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

THE AFTERMATH OF A SHOOTING
18December

THE AFTERMATH OF A SHOOTING

By Guest Article / Contributor

If you are involved in a shooting, what happens next?  What do you say to responding officers or investigators?  Will you be arrested?  How long will it be until you are cleared of any crime?  What happens if charges are

KNOWING WHEN NOT TO SHOOT: THE LEE BARTLETT STORY
08December

KNOWING WHEN NOT TO SHOOT: THE LEE BARTLETT STORY

By Guest Article / Contributor

When we examine self-defense cases, looking for lessons for the concealed carrier, we all too often find that shootings -- even when justified -- could have been avoided.  It’s much easier to find examples of shootings gone wrong

THE FOUR ELEMENTS OF SELF DEFENSE
08December

THE FOUR ELEMENTS OF SELF DEFENSE

By Guest Article / Contributor

THE FOUR ELEMENTS OF SELF-DEFENSE As a litigation consultant, I have worked with criminal defense lawyers on many self-defense cases.  Some have been high-profile cases with reporters in the courtroom, and others have been much quiete

THE FOUR ELEMENTS OF SELF DEFENSE: ESCALATION
08December

THE FOUR ELEMENTS OF SELF DEFENSE: ESCALATION

By Guest Article / Contributor

THE FOUR ELEMENTS OF SELF-DEFENSE We are in the middle of a new series of articles looking at high-profile self-defense cases, and we’re going to breakdown how location, escalation, reasonable fear, and post-shooting actions aff