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Police Brutality?

“Is this the hill you want to die on?" - Anon   On July 16th in Cashion, Oklahoma, 65-year-old Debra Hamil was tased and arrested by Officer Charles Massine during a traffic stop which originated due to a broken tail light on Hamil’s vehicle. Hamil has been charged on two counts: 1- Battery/Assault and Battery [...]

Observations From The Road – by Nick Girka

[Today's blog entry is by guest writer Nick Girka. Nick is a serious student of the gun, and a dear friend of Fortress. - Frank] Like millions of American families we loaded up the family truckster for spring break and headed down the highways of America – destination: Virginia.  I have been combing the roadways [...]

Paris Gun Battle Lessons

"It is not a question of containing but of destroying this organization. Without a respite, without a truce." - French President Francois Hollande The French State Prosecutor just confirmed that over 5000 rounds were fired between the police and the terrorists during this mornings SEVEN HOUR gun battle in France. 5000-rounds. To our LE friends, [...]

By |2019-02-07T10:11:24+00:00November 18th, 2015|Attitude, In the News, Instructor Notes, Liberty, police|0 Comments

When You Least Expect It, You’re Elected!

"Sometimes it takes a natural disaster to reveal a social disaster" - Jim Wallis   Last night a young man put his car into the ditch in front of me striking a phone pole head on. His airbag saved him. Being that we were in a rural area, it took 10 minutes for EMS to [...]

By |2019-02-07T10:11:25+00:00November 17th, 2015|Attitude, Instructor Notes, Medical, police, Training|0 Comments

The Camera As A Witness – Part III

“Whether the knife falls on the melon or the melon on the knife, the melon suffers” – African Proverb   On July 6, 2015, Haverhill, New Hampshire police officers Ryan Jarvis and Greg Collins responded to a traffic accident on Route 302 near Bath. Dispatch informed them that the scene could not be secured as [...]

The Camera As A Witness – Part II

“Great services are not cancelled by one act or by one single error.” - Benjamin Disraeli   On May 31st, 2015, two Palestine, TX, police officers shot and killed James Bushey (47). Bushy was suspected of shoplifting beer from a local WalMart, and reported by witnesses to have fled and entered a nearby Applebees where [...]