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Aftermath of self-defense shooting

Posted 12-19-2011 at 18:27 by RussP

Good advice...
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This doesnít necessarily have to do with the shooting itself; however, Iíve learned a few things from following self-defense cases. Some Iíve learned from the same people in this thread that have provided you with what I consider to be sound and valuable advice.

Many of us donít have a clue what weíll go through if we are forced to take a life or how we will react thereafter. Prepare yourself as best as possible for the emotional and mental aspects of it. Think of the
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Dear Citizen . . .

Posted 12-17-2011 at 16:42 by RussP

Great post...
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Recently, you have seen a series of actions by certain unnamed groups and federal types in regards to cops across the US. I offer you some things to consider:

1) You lash out angrily when you deem your rights are violated. Yet you routinely violate mine and curtail mine on and off duty.

2) You demand respect at all times, in all contacts, in all areas. Yet you spit in my face and call me stupid names, acting disrespectfully.

3) You
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Principles of self-defense

Posted 12-16-2011 at 14:15 by RussP

Excellent!
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Good article about self-defense. Not specifically about carrying a gun.

http://www.samharris.org/blog/item/t...bout-violence/

His 3 main principles:

#1: Avoid dangerous people and dangerous places.
#2: Do not defend your property.
#3: Respond immediately and escape.

"This is the core principle of self-defense: Do whatever you can to avoid a physical confrontation, but the moment avoidance fails, attack
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Aftermath of self-defense shooting - Are you victim or suspect?

Posted 12-15-2011 at 08:06 by RussP

Good posts...
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There are three significant categories of people we deal with: victims, witnesses and suspects. If you're in a shooting, it's pretty clear that you're not a witness. So: victim or suspect? Where do you want to be filed, how do you want to set the tone for everything that follows?

If you're a victim, act like one. Victims do NOT invoke their right against sefl-incrimination. What they do is everything they can to make sure the bad guy gets caught.

At the
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Aftermath of self-defense shooting

Posted 12-13-2011 at 16:49 by RussP

Very good post...
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From another forum...

Unskilled and Unaware of It: How Difficulties in Recognizing One's Own Incompetence Lead to Inflated Self-Assessments
Justin Kruger and David Dunning
Department of Psychology
Cornell University

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
December 1999 Vol. 77, No. 6, 1121-1134

Abstract
People tend to hold overly favorable views of their abilities in many social and
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