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Speer Releases Gold Dot 10mm Auto Personal Defense Load

Speer Ammunition has announced its new 10mm Auto 200-grain load. Shipments of this ammunition are being delivered to dealers now.

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Defending Against the Choke

One of the first things any attacker will attempt to do to you in a physical confrontation is to cut off the oxygen to your brain, so it's important for you to know how to escape and counter that assault.

Cloth Handles for Arrest and Control

If you know how to take advantage of what a suspect wears, you can use these handles to help get him or her into handcuffs.

The Hands Have It

The simple, but effective, hand position explained in this article is derived from a basic Taekwondo maneuver. I've also seen boxers like Joe Frazier and George Foreman use this "cover-up" very effectively as cover followed by a left hook.

House Passes Federal Law Enforcement Protection Legislation

The House of Representatives passed the Federal Law Enforcement Self-Defense and Protection Act, which would ensure federal LEOs could carry their government-issued firearms and credentials during a government shutdown or furlough.

Go For The Legs

Communications and sensitivity skills training are not enough. In fact, the third and critical component of training that should be mandatory for all law enforcement officers is defensive tactics.

Gaining Compliance with Targeted Pressure

There are pressure-sensitive areas on the body that can cause pain and/or become distractors when triggered, and thus can be used when attempting to arrest an active resister or aggressive assailant.

Detroit Pastor Shoots, Kills Man Attacking Him During Church Service

Detroit police say the pastor of a storefront church shot and killed a man who tried to attack him with a brick during a service.

Self-Defense Homicide: Whose Truth are We Seeking?

Most lawyers hate surprises. Experienced trial attorneys are like producers of multi-act plays. We script out lines of inquiry, carefully order the exhibits we will use, and prepare for every foreseeable contingency. Yet far too often, those of us who represent or work with law enforcement are surprised by a critical piece of evidence that was not carefully assessed or a witness who was recently discovered that we did not plan for and had not interviewed or deposed.

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Trial Brings New Scrutiny of Stand Your Ground Law

Nearly seven months after a jury acquitted George Zimmerman, whose shooting of an unarmed black teenager made him synonymous with Florida’s so-called Stand Your Ground law, the state’s latest drama involving a fatal burst of gunfire and a claim of self-defense began to play out Thursday in a Florida courtroom.