Training & Education

Gunfighting in the Red Zone

Mike Boyle History has shown that police gunfights typically unfold at very short range. Approximately 90% occur inside of seven yards and a great many take place inside of double arm’s length.    Within close quarters, there is precious little time to react and no special skill is needed to inflict a serious injury or even death. In 2019, the FBI reported that 48 law enforcement officers were feloniously slain in the line of duty. Of that total, 14 were…

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Stand Proud for this Honorable Profession

Todd Fletcher About five years ago, while teaching a class in Las Vegas, I overheard an off-the-cuff comment which has stuck with me since that time.  We had just finished cleaning up after class and I approached a group of officers readying to take the range. They were standing around talking, prepping gear and making sure they had all signed in for the evening’s training session. Just being friendly, I asked one of the more “veteran” guys if he was…