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Steve Moses wraps up his look at the sad case of John Hurley and discusses some things that could help keep you from being mistakenly engaged by responding officers.

Posted: Monday, July 26, 2021

Steve Moses looks at the sad case of John Hurley and discusses some things to think about for what to do after a critical self-defense event is over in order to minimize the chances of a case of mistaken identity with responding Law Enforcement.

Posted: Monday, July 19, 2021

Shawn Vincent begins a three part series looking at the Brenna Cavanaugh Case and breaking down some potential lessons that can be learned from it.

Posted: Friday, July 16, 2021

Don West and Steve Moses join Shawn Vincent to explore how fear and anger can affect an armed home defender’s judgment, making an important distinction between the “fear” and “belief” of great bodily injury or death when considering the justification for using deadly force.

Posted: Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Ernest Langdon of Langdon Tactical goes over how to properly pack your firearms in a checked bag for airline travel.

Posted: Monday, July 12, 2021

Shawn Vincent talks with Tatiana Whitlock, Chuck Haggard and Don West about some lessons learned from the Melinda Herman case. In this final part of the series the issue of capacity is looked at.

Posted: Friday, July 9, 2021

Don West and Steve Moses join Shawn Vincent to take a fresh look at the Byron David Smith case, discussing themes of right and wrong versus legal and illegal and weighing the myths of “prairie justice” against the realities of the American criminal justice system.

Posted: Wednesday, July 7, 2021

CCW Safe is proud to host the prestigious Force Science Institute in Oklahoma City for their Realistic De-Escalation Instructor Course.

Posted: Monday, July 5, 2021

Shawn Vincent talks with Tatiana Whitlock and Don West about some lessons learned from the Melinda Herman case.

Posted: Friday, July 2, 2021

Stephen Maddox is a CCW Safe Member that was assaulted multiple times by an attacker and was forced to defend himself. He was charged with Murder and was facing life in prison. CCW Safe defended Stephen and he was found Not Guilty in a jury trial. This video is Stephen telling his own story from start to finish.

Posted: Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Steve Moses looks at some low tech training aids like dummy rounds which can help you improve your gun handling.

Posted: Monday, June 28, 2021

Shawn Vincent begins a three part series on the Melinda Herman case. In part one he describes the facts of the case and looks at how verbal commands could be a useful tool in self-defense situation.

Posted: Friday, June 25, 2021

Steve Moses looks at some low tech training aids like dummy rounds which can help you improve your gun handling.

Posted: Monday, June 21, 2021

Shawn Vincent wraps up his look at the case of Kristen McMains who successfully defended herself against an armed attacker.

Posted: Friday, June 18, 2021

Steve Moses looks at some techniques and tactics to defend against a ground and pound situation.

Posted: Monday, June 14, 2021

Shawn Vincent continues his look at the case of Kristen McMains who successfully defended herself against an armed attacker.

Posted: Friday, June 11, 2021

Don West and Steve Moses join Shawn Vincent to discuss the complicated legal defense in the wake of a self-defense shooting in which no one was harmed. Don West says that when you find yourself in the grips of the criminal justice system, there are no good results, just varying degrees of bad.

Posted: Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Steve Moses interviews CCW Safe Critical Response Coordinator Gary Eastridge about things to consider if you are thinking about modifying a carry gun.

Posted: Monday, June 7, 2021

Shawn Vincent looks at the case of Kristen McMains who successfully defended herself against an armed attacker.

Posted: Friday, June 4, 2021

Don West, Steve Moses, and Shawn Vincent explore the curious case of Brenna Cavanaugh who was convicted as an accomplice in a self-defense shooting that harmed no one while the shooter was acquitted by a jury.

Posted: Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Steve Moses wraps up his interview with Melanie Bolke about the reasons behind her choice to carry both pepper spray and a handgun for self-defense.

Posted: Monday, May 24, 2021

In Part 2 of Shawn Vincent and Don West’s conversation with Chuck Haggard, Chuck describes the different types of OC spray, how to train with OC, and he provides some tactical considerations regarding how and when it is appropriate to deploy OC, and what the goal of using OC spray is.

Posted: Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Steve Moses interviews Shawn Vincent about what impact modifications to your carry gun may have in a criminal trial.

Posted: Monday, May 17, 2021

Shawn Vincent wraps up his five part series on breaking contact by looking at some success stories of people who broke contact with their aggressors and survive the event without long term legal consequences.

Posted: Friday, May 14, 2021

CCW Safe Critical Incident Coordinator Gary Eastridge recently attended the CarryTrainer.com S-12 Training Conference and provides a brief After Action Report of the event.

Posted: Thursday, May 13, 2021