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Situational awareness practice

Posted 05-30-2012 at 05:56 by RussP
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Another gem from Misty...
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I believe that is something most of us can always use more work on, in spite working on it continuously, I doubt mine will ever be at a level I find satisfactory. I still get surprised and startled by people that try to sneak up on me in the right settings, my kids and grandkids get one heck of a kick when they manage to do so. Granted, most times it occurs in my comfort zones where I let my guard down because I知 relaxed or otherwise completely engaged with what I知 doing.
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Doesn't this make anyone think and wonder if CCW is even worth it?

Posted 05-02-2012 at 12:50 by RussP

Another from Misty...
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I feel the same way! However, based on comments I致e heard and read after the Zimmerman case I致e drawn a few conclusions:

1. Some have not carefully thought about the aftermath and all the possible consequences (emotional, mental, financial)

2. Some have not realized the system is tilted in favor of protecting the rights of the criminal (I知 not implying that Martin was one)

3. Some have not drawn that line and conditioned themselves
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Musings on criminals and guns

Posted 04-30-2012 at 19:11 by RussP

You carry a firearm. Why?

"Well, just in case, that one day, if someone chooses me as their victim, I'll be prepared..."

Preparation includes knowing your enemy, knowing your enemy very well...This is where your lesson begins.
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Felt this was deserving of its own thread - if Russ disagrees, good enough.


First, background for those not familiar with me. Twelve year officer at the largest county jail in my state. Fully sworn, on/off duty
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Witnessing an armed robbery

Posted 04-28-2012 at 21:11 by RussP

What to do during a robbery -
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Here you go!

What to do during a robbery -

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The principle of holding people accountable for actions in today's society

Posted 04-06-2012 at 07:29 by RussP

http://glocktalk.com/forums/showthre...6#post18808136

For context, here is the whole conversation...
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I consider just the principle of not letting others mess with my stuff to be well worth risking my life for.
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We can agree to disagree on that one. Nothing I own is that valuable.

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He isn't talking about the value of the property. He's talking about a very important principle. A principle that has repercussions far beyond the value of his possessions, no
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