First Responder Go-Bag Refill Kit

After returning from my overseas tour, I was given an assignment within the training unit at my agency. It didn’t take long before I realized that there were some shortfalls to the First Aid and Self First Aid program we were offering. The most outstanding concern was the lack of training concerning the use and…

Training Our Cops For Combat

If you read the world news headlines it’s easy to find articles about terrorist acts being committed in other countries and how the specific country’s military responded. This is a common theme all around the world. Terrorist group commits act – country’s selected military unit responds. Why is that? Because terrorists commit acts of violence…

WHAT YOU THINK YOU KNOW ABOUT LAW ENFORCEMENT USE OF THE PUMP SHOTGUN

For years we have been told that the single most effective and lethal weapon available to the standard deputy sheriff or police officer is the pump-action 12 gauge shotgun.  The shotgun’s ability to use buckshot or slug is touted as making it the most versatile firearm we have.  We have been told that a good…

Tactical humor!

“AIM TOWARDS THE ENEMY.” Instruction printed on US Rocket Launcher “WHEN THE PIN IS PULLED, MR. GRENADE IS NOT OUR FRIEND.” US Marine Corps “CLUSTER BOMBING FROM B-52s IS VERY, VERY ACCURATE. THE BOMBS ARE GUARANTEED TO ALWAYS HIT THE GROUND.” U.S.A.F. Ammo Troop “IF THE ENEMY IS IN RANGE, SO ARE YOU.” Infantry Journal…

Tourniquet Carrying Options

A Pinellas County Deputy shows an option on how to carry his tourniquet without adding another pouch to his gun belt. Great idea!

Challenging yourself! SPARTAN RACE

Spartan Blog SPARTAN RACE Spartan Race is on a mission to get you active, healthy, excited about change, and return to our ancient roots where running through woods, getting dirty, and facing adversity was part of everyday life. Our events are all about challenging today’s perception of normal. Our events challenge the familiar, today’s perception…