On Jan. 30, 2012, Dierre Cotton allegedly attempted to rob an Aldi's grocery store in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with a sawed off rifle. A customer carrying a concealed handgun changed the outcome of events for the better and stopped the robbery spree.
Though certainly not complete training in and of itself, shooting competition (IDPA, IPSC, etc.) can be a useful component of firearms training, skill maintenance and skill assessment.
The slaughter of four young California Highway Patrol Officers at Newhall, in 1970, was a watershed experience in the history of American law enforcement. Four decades after the incident, the lessons from Newhall illustrate critical aspects of tactical training for law enforcement and self-defense.
Learn about camo painting your rifle so it, as well as you, can blend in no matter where you are with this easy do-it-yourself project.
Following a disaster, access to friends and family may be not be as easy as opening a door. Understanding dynamic entry tools and techniques is important. Tactical expert and law enforcement veteran Dave Morelli explains these concepts in this article.
After cleaning or maintenance, most pistols can be reassembled simply by reversing the order of disassembly. And some can’t. Check out these tips for reassembling your 1911 pistol.
When you are buying a CCW holster and a cover garment look for the little things that can hang up and possibly cause an unsafe situation. You will be glad you did.
Survival, disaster preparedness and bug-out bags are among the hottest topics these days, and Gun Digest has what you need to be prepared. Make sure you have a pack, a plan, and the skills necessary to survive real emergencies that could occur in your part of the world.
For the general purpose AR, a dedicated weapon-mounted light is a popular accessory, whether mounted on the rail or the vertical foregrip. If you're using a remote tape switch with your light, there are a couple of critical points to watch for.