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Why CCW Safe

CCW Safe evolved out of a desire to offer the public the same caring, comprehensive service that police officers receive when they've acted in self-defense in the line of duty. Since 2011, we have worked to extend that care and personal attention to every member who has experienced trauma associated with acting in self-defense to protect themselves and their families.

Your Expert Self-Defense Support Team

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Proper Defense is Essential

Innocent people who cannot afford proper defense often end up in jail.

Most people believe that if they are truly innocent in a self-defense incident, they will retain their freedom. Unfortunately, the dollar amount required to defend a deadly force self-defense case would put most people into bankruptcy. CCW Safe ensures that the proper legal defense is at our member's fingertips. They can rest assured knowing that the best legal representation is available to them in their legal self-defense case, avoiding financial ruin and ultimately retaining their freedom.

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Right Coverage, Right Expertise

Holistic, expert coverage matters for the worst moment of your life.

When you have had to defend yourself or your family, you've experienced a traumatic event that can impact your life on both personal and professional levels. Knowing that you have a team of experts ready to activate for your defense brings peace of mind and a good night's sleep. We take a holistic approach with our experienced homicide investigators and top legal counsel. These experts will immediately provide their professional insights into your case; additionally, we address the emotional and mental side with added peer support and licensed psychologists for both you and your family.

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Care and Personal Attention

We take a personal approach in your self-defense case because we've been there.

Our founder experienced firsthand the aftermath and trauma that can follow a self-defense action. For that reason, he understands what it feels like to experience the very worst moment in your life. With CCW Safe, he's made it his mission to ensure that the right resources and expertise are available to holistically address our members' needs (emotionally, physically and financially) in the event of a self-defense incident. We take a highly personal approach: we treat you just like we would treat a family member who was involved in the same traumatic event.

How We Are Different

To support our belief that every US Citizen has the right to defend themselves, our coverage for self-defense is extensive. Below are some of the key attributes of our plans that make us different from the rest. When it comes to the most traumatic time in your life, it is paramount to have the right coverage and the right expertise by your side.

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No Caps, No out of pocket

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No Recoupment

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Personal Care

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Industry’s Highest
Coverage Amounts

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Deep Legal Expertise

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Comprehensive Coverage

Leadership Team

Mike Darter

Mike was a police officer in Oklahoma City from 1991-2001, and a federal contractor for...

Kyle Sweet

Kyle has defended many of the largest insurance companies and health systems in the...

Stan Campbell

Our Co-Founder Stan Campbell is the chair of the Coverage Committee. He retired a...

Kent Brown

Kent has been the President of CCW Safe since 2021.  He has over 30 years of successful...

Don West

Don is a board-certified criminal trial specialist with 35 years of experience as a...

Jennifer Chance

Jennifer is retired from the State of Oklahoma, where she served as an assistant district...

Gary Eastridge

Gary is a retired law enforcement officer. He started with the Oklahoma City Police...

Our Core Values

The commitment and dedication to our members run deep. The genesis of CCW Safe resulted from our founder's own traumatic self-defense event and its resulting aftermath. Our core values below reinforce that deep desire. We strive to ensure that the general public can experience the same great care and personal attention in the event of a critical force incident that can both personally and professionally impact lives.

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Simply put: "Do what you say you will." It sounds easy enough, but we have all probably dealt with people or companies that haven't been able to hold up their ends of an agreement. Most of us at CCW Safe have spent 20-plus years serving our communities, our country and our fellow citizens. We believe in a commitment that's solid and based on trust. We will be there when you need us, with an unwavering commitment to walk alongside you after a self-defense event.

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Learning never stops. "Constantly learning" is the foundation of deep experience and competent, qualified expertise. Due to our track records, backgrounds and expertise, CCW Safe has the experience necessary to assist you in the most difficult, stressful time of your life - legally, emotionally and financially.

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"Be part of the solution." We were very fortunate to have worked under great leaders during our careers. Law enforcement can be a very dynamic and dangerous environment. Observing leaders work in such chaotic scenarios can be very educational, ultimately helping to develop true leadership skills, insight and knowledge. CCW Safe is a leader in this niche within the firearms industry. That's why we surround ourselves with other well-respected leaders, such as Don West, JJ Racaza, Jeff Gonzales and Julie Golub, to name a few.

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"Never give up!" Sounds easy, huh? Unfortunately, we all know how difficult it can be when things get tough. Because of our life experiences, education and training, we know that abandoning those in need is simply not an option. The right attitude is one of the core values of CCW Safe and of everyone who works here. We're dedicated to servicing the legal, physical and emotional needs of our members during what is probably the most stressful time of their lives.

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"We're all in this together." This is meaningful now more than ever before. With the current political climate and social biases many in our society have against guns and the use of physical and deadly force, CCW Safe has created a movement of like-minded people. These like-minded people will help give you the confidence you need to stand up for yourself - and even more importantly, for what is right. We deliver a standard of care for our members that is based on true experience. We understand the trauma of a self-defense incident. We address our members' needs holistically so they can pick up the pieces and continue on with their lives.

CCW Safe: Your Ultimate Self-Defense Partner

We strive to provide the most comprehensive self-defense support to our members and their spouses. We've incorporated our core values and our dedication into expert resources that aid our members after a critical self-defense incident. Multiple membership plans are available to accommodate a wide range of scenarios. Visit our Plan Page to review the plans available and find one that is right for your needs. For a tailored approach to help guide you in your CCW Safe plan selection, our Plan Advisor will help walk you through the process and will suggest membership plans that are right for you. Make CCW Safe your concealed carry self-defense resource for blog posts and insights that will give you the right information to arm yourself with knowledge.

Our Core Values are what guides us within this industry. Internally, it is a constant reminder of why we created CCW Safe, and externally, it defines the expectations that we uphold for our members.

Mike Darter, Co-Founder and CEO