The last thing you'd expect is for a hard working person to have to face. Up and ready to catch the bus before the light of day, many people feel safe in their cities due to their personal values, great situational awareness, and a firearm by their side with a concealed carry permit. Even in
A man was legally carrying his weapon on State Street in Madison, Wisconsin last week. State street is a popular restaurant and nightlife area for the thousands of students and residents that live in the bustling college town. On ‘just another average night’, another man had other ideas about the weapon on the man’s hip.
Anywhere, anytime, a normal day can quickly turn into a series of life and death decisions that must be made in a quick timeframe. A family was recently faced with this exact situation. A “normal” Sunday trip to church turned sideways as they were all facing a man with bad intentions. In the end, a
An article from a recent encounter in a grocery store parking lot (click here to read the full article)clearly illustrates the need for awareness at all times and shares many lessons for the average citizen defender to consider. Mike Panther faced a pair of attackers in Midlothian, Texas last month and lived to tell the
A recent article on Active Response Training’s website titled “A Cautionary Tale for CCW Permit Carriers” is one that as citizen defenders and firearms concealed carriers, we all need to read and absorb. READ THE ORIGINAL ARTICLE HERE Uniformed officers responding to the scene, a female shoplifter yelling “rape” while a plain clothes officer attempts
The man in this video was subsequently disarmed and shot multiple times with his own gun. This scene, reportedly recorded in Mexico, raises many questions…WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Rob Pincus asks and answers the following questions: Did the disarmer get lucky? Did the man need to be shot after his gun was taken away and he
Last year, at the beginning of a series of tragic shootings and senseless violence against police officers around the country, a police officer in Minnesota shot a legally armed man. That man was Philando Castile and I think that there are some things we can learn from the Castile shooting. If the aftermath of last
Veterans nominally receive training on firearms during basic training. Generally this training consists of familiarity with the manual of arms and use of the current service rifle. Unless the service member is in a unit that requires the carrying of a side arm, pistol marksmanship training is an afterthought at best.
PDN Managing Editor Rob Pincus will be appearing at the Concealed Carry Expo, which is being hosted by Gander Mountain Academy together with some of the firearms world’s top manufacturers and trainers. The two-day expo will be held September 22-23 at the first Gander Mountain Academy facility in Lake Mary, Florida. Concealed Carry Expo will
I remember back when I was choosing my first concealed carry holster. I pored over magazine articles, read what the “experts” recommended, and obtained every holster catalog and brochure I could. (This was in the early 1990s, before the world wide web had been commercialized, and there were no websites to help in the quest.