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Mass Pike Road Rage like no other!

Road rage caught on camera, with twists and turns that you do not see every day! A 65 year old man was caught on camera holding on for dear life after a fender bender resulted in road rage unlike anything we’ve seen this year so far. The incident in Massachusetts ended up with a man…

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3 Teen boys held at gunpoint until police arrive

And it was all caught on camera! “They’re lucky I didn’t shoot them” stated Stephen Routh after catching three teens in the act of ransacking his parents home in Asheboro, North Carolina. He was alerted by a neighbor and met the three young men as they were leaving the family home. Stephen was not playing…

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Anytime, anywhere, even at 6:30AM on the way to work!

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…

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Active Shooter: How can we defend OTHER people?

In the age of mass shooter events, the responsibility to defend yourself and your family is often a part of the discussion. But what about “other people”? What about the role as someone that chooses to be a part of the incident beyond their own personal protection, in turn risking their life to help other…

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“Watch your back”….even when you are going to CHURCH!

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…

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Man shot with his own gun at a bar?

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…

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Officer justifiably shoots good guy.

The title of this video is hard to read. It represents tragedy that left one man dead, a Family mourning him as the lost hero he was, an agency and profession wracked by the aftermath and negative internal & external judgement and a community & country asking a lot of questions. This even happened in July of 2018 in Aurora, Colorado. In December, the police department released body camera footage, included herein, that shows without any room for doubt that the shooting was tragically justified.

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PDN Training Tour Course Review

Last week in Ohio, a long time Gun Writer, Firearms Instructor and Law Enforcement Officer attended one of the our 2017 PDN Training Tour Courses and shared his thoughts on the experience at The Firing Pen

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Distance Education Through Our Expanded PDN Academy!

You might have noticed that we’ve expanded PDN Academy recently by adding a few classes to the offerings at the PDN Academy Distance Education Page. These three new courses are just the beginning of the dramatically expanded catalogue we have planned for 2017. I’ve long been a believer in the concept of distance education, especially…

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