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The Evolving Urban Threat

The Evolving Urban Threat
...despite the changing threat levels in our society, there are easy and unobtrusive methods you can take to mitigate the risks and better protect yourself and your work place or home. The key is to keep up with technology, because we know the bad guys will.

 

Another Active Shooter Incident: How to be Prepared

Another Active Shooter Incident: How to be Prepared
Chances are, if you are reading this blog, you are aware of the recent spat of active shooter events. I’m also guessing that you are well aware of ...

Your cutting tool is a very effective self-defense tool

Your cutting tool is a very effective self-defense tool
Knives in self-defense Before we cut to the core of this article, let me say up front, for the vast majority of people, a firearm is the best tool ...

How to Buy Body Armor for Undercover Officers

How to Buy Body Armor for Undercover Officers

Why Body Armor Should Be Worn During Training

Why Body Armor Should Be Worn During Training
Why Ballistic Vests Should Be Worn During Training The only way police officers can learn how body armor will affect their performance is by wearin...

Pepper spray needs to be part of your everyday carry

Pepper spray needs to be part of your everyday carry
When I first started in police work we were issued a small can of mace, with the idea that we could use it to defend ourselves from a violent attac...

Good gear is helpful, good training is essential

Good gear is helpful, good training is essential
Many who come to this blog are looking for recommendations for gear that will enhance their safety and help meet mission requirements. And that’s a...

What is a real ballistic backpack and why do you need one?

ballistic backpacks
Someone once opined that the word tactical is like sex appeal. It can be used to sell anything.  These days it seems like there may be some truth t...

Concealable Body Armor and Why You Should Consider It

Concealable Body Armor
Concealable Body Armor | NIJ Certified Bullet & Stab Proof Body Armor It always surprised me to find that some of the cops I worked with did n...

Ballistic Vests: All You Need to Know

Ballistic Vests: All You Need to Know
There are a lot of different types of protection to choose from for law enforcement, soldiers, and others who perform dangerous jobs. The main thin...

How to react to an active shooter attack

How to react to an active shooter attack
Active shooter phenomena seems to be an ongoing issue nowadays. In the unlikely event that you are tangled in a terror attack, you need to follow t...

How to Choose the Right Pepper Spray: All You Need To Know

How to Choose the Right Pepper Spray: All You Need To Know
SecPro Advanced Police Strength OC Pepper Spray w/ Lighted Ballistic Stream (Level III)  In a perfect world we would have no need to defend ourselv...