Shooting Burglary Suspects!

24 Oct 13 I’ve been peripherally involved recently in several cases where homeowners shot burglary suspects who were attempting to break into a home. In some cases, the homeowner shot the suspect from the inside through a window or door. Much trouble, even on the...

“Dithering,” as policy!

30 Apr 13 At our ILEETA Conference in Wheeling, IL two weeks ago, my friend and colleague, Ron Borsch, coined a new term when describing indecisive police responses to critical incidents, particularly those involving hostages and “active murderers,” he referred to it...

Then and now

4 Apr 13 When asked by a reporter about his reputation for ending lethal encounters with terminal efficiency and blinding speed, “Aren’t you interested in bringing them back alive?” Famous FBI Agent Dolf “Jelly” Bryce (1906-1974) replies, “I’m more...

Full-Auto!

27 Nov 12 I’m asked frequently about a “full-auto” capability in a military rifle, and how important/desirable such an option really is. Not all states even allow “NFA” weapons in private hands, but most do, including mine. Of course, actually owning one requires a...

Arguments for an empty chamber

23 Aug 12 Arguments for an empty chamber on pistols being carried for serious purposes: Several respondents have written with regard to my recent argument against the empty-chamber carry-condition for carry-pistols (“Amber,” or “Transport Mode”), the condition now...