It’s rarely ever a good idea to open fire on a fleeing criminal unless you still feel as though life is being threatened. What you should do instead, is dial the police to report the incident and give them as much info as you can regarding the criminal and what he did.
Following specific guidelines after a self-defense incident will help you stay out of trouble later on in what may turn into an investigation of sorts. After a self-defense incident, especially one where a firearm was used, it’s imperative that you follow specific steps to keep yourself out of trouble with the law.
Reading your owner’s manual whenever you get a new gun is a good idea. It’ll not only teach you about your chosen firearm, but make sure you stay safe when you’re handling it, tell you how to fix it, explain what parts you may need and when, tell you what type of ammunition to use, etc. The owner’s manual is one of the most important, and sadly most underrated tools in the gun owner’s shed.
Bored with dry fire? These 2 simple drills will improve your efficiency greatly over time. Our CCW skills depend on practicing. If you don't practice, you'll lose the advantage in a fight or flight situation.
In the world of concealed carry, an often-asked question is “What is the best caliber for a concealed carry handgun?” While there are many calibers to choose from, two stand out from the pack as being very popular choices for small, lightweight, concealed carry firearms, 9mm Luger and .380 ACP.
Firearms training does not have to be a 100% dogmatic training regimen, but it can't be 100% plinking tin cans on a fence post either. If you carry a gun and plan to use it to save your life, your priority should be building a set of appropriate skills and maintaining them through regular dry and live fire training and practice. This includes practicing on your own, as well as in a formal class.
With the concealed carry mindset comes certain responsibilities. One of those responsibilities is to be prepared for an incident whenever the time comes. And, if there is one thing we know for sure, it’s that an attack can happen at any point in time, to include whenever you’re out and about, or sitting in front of the tube at night during your Netflix and Chill time.
Traveling with a firearm can be fraught with legal challenges but a little research can pay dividends when it comes to making the decision as to whether it is worth dealing with the headaches that come with it.
When you’re a concealed carrier, one of the most important things you can do is proper training both at home with your dry fire practice and at the range during live fire. When you train properly you increase your chances of survival should the time come when you need to defend yourself with your gun.