The Protector Mindset in the Face of Tragedy

Protector mindset active shooter response

Like others with the Protector Mindset, I watch the tragic events at places like Uvalde, Parkland or Sutherland Spring. For someone who does what I do in the church and tactical worlds, events like these must be studied. We immerse ourselves in news accounts, trying to learn what lessons can be learned to help us…

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First Shots: Smith & Wesson Shield Plus

Back in 2012, Smith & Wesson released their subcompact M&P Shield 9mm, now referred to as the 1.0. In 2017, they rolled out a new Shield 2.0 version. The latest, and possibly best, variation of the Shield 9mm line is the Smith & Wesson Shield Plus. Here are a few thoughts on the Shield Plus…

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The Truth About The Beretta APX A1 Carry

Beretta APX A1 Carry

Recently there was a substantial rebate on the Beretta APX A1 Carry pistol. I already have a number of subcompact and compact pistols suitable for concealed carry, so I wasn’t really looking for anything in that size range, but I still had a use for it. Why Another Subcompact Often, part of teaching new shooters…

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