Podcast

  • Episode 199 with Tony Simon

    Most robbers run when they see their victim is armed. That is called deterrence, and more armed defenders deter more attackers.

  • Episode 198 with Andee Reardon O’Brion

    Police are coming into a situation with limited information, you never want to be mistaken for the bad guy.  Make sure the police know who you are, what you look like, if you have a weapon where it is or why you are still holding it. 

  • Episode 197 with Elizabeth Hautman

    Have a plan if your spouse is asleep, and you are at the other end of the house or out in the yard. You get to defend yourself and your family with the tools you have with you.

  • Episode 196 with David Cole

    Your body follows your mind. You will only do what you’ve considered beforehand. You want to consider when you should act, and when you should let a teenage kid run out of the store without paying for a bag of chips.

  • Episode 195 with Robyn Sandoval

    Our defender had his firearm on-body and he made the split-second decision to move away from the house so he didn’t draw gunfire towards his wife and kids.

  • Episode 194 with Ben Branam

    Tourniquets are easy to use, easy to carry, cheap insurance, if you need one, you really need one! They are easy to use and save lives.

  • Episode 193 with Amanda Suffecool

    Again, we usually expect an attack to happen at close range. This sounds like the attacker shot from many yards away, and the defender was effective in shooting back. These defenders had to defend at a distance.

  • Episode 192 with Tony Simon

    An intruder is attacking your loved one. Have you practiced short distance self-defense?

  • Episode 191 with Andee Reardon O’Brion

    As an adult, it is your duty to protect your children, so I’d like both parents to be armed. If only one of you is armed, then you’re depending on luck.

  • Episode 190 with Elizabeth Hautman

    You get one chance to present your story. If you tell it immediately after the attack, then it will come out in pieces. Your lawyer knows how to put those pieces together, and that keeps you out of trouble.