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Midland Officer Killed by Homeowner Fearing Break-in

Early Tuesday morning at around 2:30 a.m., Nathan Hayden Heidelberg and three other Midland Police Department (MPD) officers responded to an activated burglar alarm. According to police, they announced loudly that officers were on the premises at the front entrance of the home. The homeowner, David Wilson, had apparently not heard the warning, and thought […]

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Making the RSO Your Best Friend

The RSO (Range Safety Officer) is the person at the gun range whose responsibility it is to ensure safety on the range. The RSO may not always stand behind each shooter and bark at you if you break any of the rules but generally the RSO is going to call out people who are crossing […]

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Dry Practice: Further Thoughts

In an early article, Dry Practice or Dry Fire was addressed in some detail. In the past few weeks, some more items have come to my attention through reading and watching training programs I’d recorded from my satellite TV service. In the earlier piece it was mentioned you’ll need a safe backstop for your dry practice. In my […]

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Dry Practice – Dry Fire: Working on Fundamentals

I love the satellite TV service we have at our house, as well as the DVR recorder. It affords me an opportunity to catch programs that would otherwise be missed. There are a number of TV programs directed towards firearms and self-defense subjects, one of which reminded me of something I was pondering as the snow was flying: […]

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Should You Modify Your Trigger On Your Carry Gun?

Very often, I am asked by my students about my opinion on the pros and cons of modifying the trigger pull of their carry gun. Owners do not typically increase the weight of the trigger pull on their firearm. For this reason when referring to trigger modification, we will be addressing reducing the weight of the trigger pull […]

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