Weaponry

COMBATIVE SHOTGUN

The MOST Effective Close Quarter Small Arm Currently in Existence! Mike Boyle For almost 50 years, the shotgun was “king of the hill,” but of late there has been a shift in the paradigm. The resurgence of the rifle has caused many police departments to reconsider the shotgun as a viable weapon system. Some outfits have done away with shotguns entirely whereas others now limit them to special applications, such as door breeching or a less-lethal munitions delivery system. Without…

Continue reading

Shooting from Retention

Richard Nance The closer you stand to suspects, the closer your gun should be to your body. Pointing your gun from a fully extended arm position at a suspect who is close enough to touch is to risk a disarming. – Steve Albrecht, from the book, Surviving Street Patrol Shooting from the Hip? Hip shooting was used by generations of gunfighters. From Wild West lawmen and outlaws to WWII soldiers, hip shooting provided a faster way to get rounds on target against…