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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Blackhawk Tactical: Under the Radar Pouches and Bags

“I forgot” is NOT a valid excuse!

When you go to the airport, you can’t fly with your gun! We are headed for another record breaking year according to TSA officials, with more guns confiscated in airports that ever. Here is a document that shares the breakdown of what was recently found during one week in December: TSA GUNS FOUND IN ONE

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2018’s 3 Best PDN Articles for the Novice, Intermediate and Advanced Student

In several past Decembers, I’ve listed the articles and videos that I’ve thought were the best of the preceding year. This year, I’ve singled out 3 articles that I are important for any student of personal defense. As the Executive Director of Personal Defense Network, I have already approved any of the content you see

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They Are Not You: Rape, Murder, and Working the System

The offender referenced in today’s case from Arizona is indisputably a career violent offender: a serial rapist and multiple murderer of children. His case, and the facts arising from his prosecution, highlight some of the features of Violent Criminal Actors that those interested in protection of self and others must understand and plan for in order to increase our safety.

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“I reached down, I grabbed the gun, pointed it right in his face and I said ‘Let’s go together.’”

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

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