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Steve Moses discusses a recent block of instruction he took from Claude Werner regarding different strategies for personal protection.

Posted: Monday, July 22, 2019

Sheri McClatchy had been a laundromat attendant at The Clothes Basket in Holly Springs, Mississippi for two years, and according to a WREG news report, she “never had any trouble at all. Never a cross word with anybody.” That changed in June of 2019

Posted: Friday, July 19, 2019

In this podcast, Stan continues to interview Mike about his shooting. Mike was involved in a shooting as a police officer, and was later sued in federal court, which was the foundation of the creation of CCW Safe. The lawsuit was kicked out at summary judgement, but that experience is what later led to the creation of CCW Safe.

Posted: Wednesday, July 17, 2019

During the 2019 SHOT Show, CCW Safe National Trial Counsel Don West suggested to me that I write on article on the reasons that Negligent Discharges might occur for the benefit of CCW Safe readers.

Posted: Monday, July 15, 2019

Keith Byrne, a 41-year-old father of three, was on the phone with a friend while driving his utility truck in Davie, Florida. While on the phone, Byrne inadvertently cut-off a blue BMW driven by 22-year-old Andre Sinclair. When the two vehicles stopped at a red light, Byrne rolled down his window, reportedly to apologize. The friend on the phone claimed to hear Byrne say “my bad” before the call disconnected.

Posted: Friday, July 12, 2019

This week, Stan and Mike have a late night conversation about the startup of CCW Safe, and talk in depth about Mike's shooting he experienced as a police officer.

Posted: Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Jack Carr spent 20 years as a SEAL in various capacities, including Sniper, Team Leader, Platoon Commander, Troop Commander, and Task Unit Commander. He deployed to some of the most dangerous parts of the world, including Ramadi, Baghdad, Mosul, Afghanistan, and the Philippines.

Posted: Monday, July 8, 2019

This week, Stan and Mike talk with Gary Eastridge, Critical Incident Coordinator for CCW Safe, about the myth of murder insurance. There is no such thing as murder insurance. No company that offers legal coverage for concealed carriers will cover murder. Period.

Posted: Wednesday, July 3, 2019

We have all heard politicians rail against murder insurance. Some states have enacted legislation outlawing self defense legal coverage based on insurance. But before we get into that, lets look into the term "murder insurance".

Posted: Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Some time ago, I was introduced to the concept of Appendix Carry. This method calls for wearing the holster inside the waistband and forward of the hip joint. I initially reacted with horror, imagining my pistol discharging while pressed firmly to my groin. Over time, I warmed up to the idea,

Posted: Monday, July 1, 2019

At CCW Safe, you know we’ve got your back, and we know you’ve got ours. We’re excited to introduce our new Loyalty program where you can earn points that can be redeemed for CCW Safe merchandise and opportunities like being featured on our blog or even co-hosting one of our podcasts!

Posted: Monday, June 24, 2019

Michael Drejka shot Markeis McGlockton during a dispute over a handicapped parking spot at a Clearwater, Florida convenience store in July of 2018. The case made national headlines because McGlockton was unarmed, and the Pinellas County Sheriff, Bob Gualtieri, declined to make an arrest, citing Florida’s “stand your ground” law.

Posted: Friday, June 21, 2019

The objective of all concealed carriers should be to survive any potential lethal force encounter with as little damage as possible, and without ending up becoming incarcerated or financially devastated. In order to accomplish this, the concealed carrier might best be served by being knowledgeable, skilled, and armed with appropriate tools

Posted: Monday, June 17, 2019

Joshua Walker and Aaron Mason had a history of bad blood, according to Cuyahoga County prosecutors. On the night of October 25, 2017, both men went to the Westender Tavern, a dive bar in Cleveland, Ohio.

Posted: Friday, June 14, 2019

This week Stan, Mike and Justin discuss the new CCW Safe office mascot, rolling out a Rewards Program for members along with a discussion about the training industry, some trainers putting out interesting information, the changes we have seen over the last decade and where it is going in the future.

Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

I walked onto the floor of the 2019 SHOT Show in Las Vegas with a single purpose in mind: find new handguns, gear, and accessories that might be of interest to serious concealed carriers.

Posted: Monday, June 10, 2019

This week Stan and Mike interview Phillip Naman, host of the Firing Line Radio Show on AM 590 The Answer, out of San Bernardino, California. Phil talks about his background, how he was first introduced to firearms, and the background of the Firing Line Radio show. The three talk mainly about California and some of the things that are going on there, and how those things can affect the rest of the United States.

Posted: Wednesday, June 5, 2019

I walked onto the floor of the 2019 SHOT Show in Las Vegas with a single purpose in mind: find new handguns, gear, and accessories that might be of interest to serious concealed carriers.

Posted: Monday, June 3, 2019

On March 27, 2017, Zach Peters found himself making an extraordinary 911 call he probably never imagined he’d have to make. Just minutes earlier, Peters awoke to the sound of breaking glass and a slammed door.

Posted: Friday, May 31, 2019

Zach Peters was armed with an AR-15, and after a tense exchange of words, he fired at the intruders and then retreated into a bedroom, locked the door, and dialed 911. He told the dispatcher he had shot two of them, not realizing he had hit all three. Two collapsed in the kitchen while the third made it out to the driveway before succumbing to his injuries. All three died.

Posted: Friday, May 24, 2019

This week Stan and Mike talk with Brad Shepherd, co-founder and CEO of Warrior's Rest. Brad served over 27 years with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol before happily retiring and starting Warrior's Rest. The three talk about Police week, Warriors Rest, and what made them go into law enforcement in the first place, and talk about some of the things that they experienced through their careers, some of which had long lasting impacts on them.

Posted: Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The ability to clearly see the front sight of the handgun goes a long way towards being able to shoot accurately and with speed. The bane of many older shooters is a medical condition called Presbyopia, which is the normal loss of the ability to focus on close range objects (such as pistol sights).

Posted: Tuesday, May 21, 2019

The CCW Safe HR218 plan was developed specifically for active, retired, and former law enforcement officers that meet the requirements for the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA), also known as HR218.

Posted: Saturday, May 11, 2019

The sound of a slamming door and shattering glass startled 23-year-old Zach Peters out of a midday nap. He thought someone was breaking into his home, so he grabbed a rifle -- a loaded AR-15 that his father had taught him to shoot. When he got to the doorway, he encountered three intruders, dressed in black, wearing gloves and masks.

Posted: Friday, May 10, 2019

This Case of the Week the result of a North Carolina court of appeals decision handed down this week that involved, in part, the definition of "home” for “castle” or justified use-of-force purposes

Posted: Thursday, May 9, 2019