Violent protests, mob action, and rioting scenarios fill up your news feed. Lots of folks are contacting me about mob violence issues. Let’s look at some of the issues involved… To date, the majority of mob violence events have occurred in very large public gatherings and at the sites of large political protests. […]
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Written by: Greg Ellifritz Many of the questions I receive from students involve the use of chemical sprays. It seems that nearly everyone carries or is contemplating the carrying of some type of Mace or chemical irritant. Accurate information about the selection and use of these chemicals exists, but it is often difficult to […]
Written by Greg Ellifritz By now you have all likely seen the news reports detailing the confrontation between a retired police Captain and a person using his cell phone in a Florida movie theater. The confrontation escalated and the retired cop shot the man after he was attacked. Interestingly, the entire incident was recorded via […]
Here are a few links to articles and videos I found interesting this week. Some are intellectual. Some are informative. Some are just fun. If you have some free time, check them out this weekend. Aimpoint® Zeroing Target If you have any variety of Aimpoint optic, you can download custom targets from […]
Written by Greg Ellifritz My Facebook and email accounts blew up last week with folks sending me the link to this story and asking for comments. If you haven’t seen the story, a naked man accosted several people in a San Francisco BART station before police arrived and he was arrested. The entire […]
Most violence occurs for a reason. That reason may not be apparent to the victim or bystanders, but often the action makes sense from the skewed perspective of the perpetrator. Truly “random” acts of violence are rare, but they do happen. Whenever I see one documented, I try to learn from it. Watch […]