Tag: no shots fired

  • Episode 180 with Elizabeth Hautman

    Right now, you are on a drug induced rollercoaster ride, and the drug is called adrenaline. You have this huge urge to run away and also to be with friends and tell them what happened. It will take a couple of nights for you to come down from the adrenaline and be back to normal.

  • Episode 179 with Ben Branam

    You and your fiance are home on a Saturday night. You hear something going on in the back of your apartment. You see two young men smashing their way into your screened porch. One of them is armed.

  • Episode 173 with David Cole

    It is harder to defend against multiple attackers.. and two defenders are harder to control than just one. If both defenders are armed, the robbers’ problem just got tougher.

  • Episode 169 with Tiffany Johnson

    Give police very basic information. A man pulled a gun and demanded cash, my life was in danger, I had to defend myself. Then I’d assure police that I do intend to cooperate fully, but first I really need medical attention, and I need to speak to my attorney.

  • Episode 168 with Andee Reardon O’Brion

    We don’t have a gun problem in the USA, we have a domestic violence problem. Thankfully, our defender had a gun at home. He tried to stop a kidnapping.

  • Episode 167 with Jeff Street

    We don’t know what an attacker will look like. It sounds like this defender was armed and carrying on his body. He protected his family. He stopped the thereat and then retreated.

  • Episode 166 with Elizabeth Hautman

    Everyone drops to the floor when the shooting starts. That means there are a lot of bodies lying on the floor when robber runs away, but you don’t know if they are hurt or injured. Check to see if people need help.

  • Episode 165 with David Cole

    You don’t need five guys to snatch a purse. They may well have had plans to do much more. They were probably going to take her car.. or to take her.

  • Episode 163 with Ben Branam

    As soon as you can, call the police. That 911 call makes a permanent record that you were there. That call means you were responding to an attack rather than brandishing your firearm in public.

  • Episode 160 with Jeff Street

    We trust people we think we know, and sometimes we’re wrong. I’m glad our victim was armed. He waited his turn rather than drawing a firearm as soon as he saw that he was being robbed. He defended himself as he ran. Running makes you a harder target and it also gets you out of trouble.