When concealed-carry permit holders or off-duty law enforcement officers are involved in a hostile event in public, their first priority is the same: get their loved ones to a safe area. But the next priority may be different for off-duty officers, as some departmental policies require officers to intercede in a life-threatening event. That’s when things can get tricky. Jeff Mullenmeister offers his advice on what to do next.
PDN Contributor and hand-to-hand close-quarters combat instructor Cecil Burch discusses and demonstrates how to use a body lock. Once we’ve crashed into the bad guy, inflicted some pain and set him back on his heels, we need to take control from him. He started the control by initiating the attack. We take control away fromWatch Now >>
If you spend all of your time on the range shooting at a static, one-dimensional target at a known range, with no movement you are not getting you’re the most bang for your buck. In the real world, bad guys do not stand still, and neither should you. You may need to move to coverWatch Now >>
PDN is pleased to welcome back to the PDN Training Tour the company formerly known as Viridian Green Laser but now known as Viridian Weapon Technologies. The name change has come about because Viridian has expanded their line to include lights and numerous other accessories. Viridian Weapon Technologies has also introduced FACT (Fast Access CameraWatch Now >>
Exsanguination (bleeding out) is the leading cause of death in traumatic injuries. The recent and ongoing wars have proven that tourniquets save lives. They take up little room on a vest or duty belt, and can even be carried in a pocket. If you carry a gun, you should also carry a tourniquet. The lifeWatch Now >>