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.
When is the last time you practiced your 75-100 yard handgun shots?
Some of the less conventional holster options for women…
Some good social media advice for my cop friends. The author’s book When Cops Kill is a must read as well.
Can you tell where a shooter was standing based on where his ejected brass lands? Not really. Good information for anyone who investigates shootings…
Recognizing these biases is critical. Not only do they affect your daily life, they come into play in potential self defense situations as well.
“If we can deprive him of the ability to make his internal psychodrama a shared public reality, if we can break this ritual of violence and our own ritual response, then we might just banish these dreadful and all too frequent acts to the realm of vile fantasy.”
For those of you who have attended my medical classes, here is a great review video on performing a needle decompression for a tension pneumothorax.
If you need some exceptionally deep penetrating ammo for your .38 revolver, I think I found your load. More than 30″ of gelatin penetration!
Paul Sharp writes a very informative article on night sights. I agree. They aren’t really necessary. I don’t find them distracting like Paul does, but they are useful in a very limited number of situations. The only time night sights will really help is when you have enough light to identify the target, but not enough to see your sights. If you use a flashlight, your sights will be washed out.