“Everything an officer does takes time. It takes time to perceive that a threat level has changed and it takes time to decide to stop shooting and to mechanically activate that decision. When officers are engaged in continuous rapid fire, as their training requires for defending their lives, the stopping process is more complex and generally takes longer.” (Force Science Institute) PoliceOne.com recently posted an article discussing why many officer-involved shootings end up with more shots fired than possibly required to stop the threat. The article talks about how it took about .7 to 1.5 seconds for the [...]
While it likely isn’t the primary defensive firearm for most, the AR15 is a popular choice as a staged defensive firearm. Join Deryck Poole and Barret Kendrick at 6 pm Pacific/9 pm Eastern on Thursday, September 5th in their discussion on the AR15 rifle. Buying, staging, setting up, and training with will all be on the table during the PDN Training Talk Show. Join in the commenting by logging in below.
Career law-enforcement officer and Taser instructor Jamie Onion will join Barret Kendrick and Deryck Poole on Thursday, August 1st at 6 pm Pacific/9 pm Eastern to discuss less-lethal tools for personal defense. We will cover items like the Taser, pepper spray, and more. Join in the commenting by logging in below.
Are you training for real-world self-defense? Are you evaluating your ability to apply those skills on demand? Join Deryck Poole and Barret Kendrick at 6 pm Pacific/9 pm Eastern on Thursday, July 11th for their discussion about reality-based training, the true meaning, and what to look for when signing up for an RBT/Force-on-Force event. Of course, if you miss the live show, you can always watch the replay here. Join in the commenting by logging in below.
Join Deryck Poole and Barret Kendrick at 6 pm Pacific/9 pm Eastern on Thursday, June 6th for their discussion with special guest Jamie Onion. Jamie is a career law enforcement officer and instructor in the Ohio area. This week’s show is all about interacting with law enforcement while carrying a firearm. Of course, if you miss the live show, you can always watch the replay here. Join in the commenting by logging in below.
There has been a trend nationally to bring red flag legislation that expands the circumstances that law enforcement can strip someone of firearms. LA House Representative Carter sponsored such legislation for the second time this year. It was defeated in 2018 but he brought it back again this year as HB483. Red flag laws permit police of family members to petition the court to order the removal of firearms from a person that may be a danger to themselves or another. After a warrant is issued, law enforcement then can search for the firearms and seize them without [...]