I joined the Boy Scouts at the age of 10 and I first learned about the Scout motto Be Prepared at that time. At the age of 14 I switched to Police Cadet Explorer, which turned into a life long career. That motto has stuck with me throughout my life. I believe that it is a […]
After a long law Enforcement career I have come to the decision that Non Lethal Weapons are the best choice for self defense and home protection. Things are not always what they seem to be. I have come across numerous situations where a lethal weapon, such as a firearm, has been detrimental instead of life
Updated 05-20-16 There is violence news in the headlines every day now. One that stands out, is about a young woman newly widowed and facing the challenge of having to take care of her baby as a single mother. A short time after her husband’s funeral, the woman received a knock at her door. She was confronted with a young
There’s nothing at all worse than being somewhere, or in a position where you fear a lack of safety or self defense. To help with that feeling, many choose to purchase a self defense weapon, such as a stun gun, Taser, or pepper spray. But how can you know if that self defense weapon is legal to possess?
It was like a wild west movie where the bad guy walks into a barber shop and starts shooting, only this time it was in South Sacramento California and Gang related. When the suspects started shooting, customers in the barber shop started shooting back. The gunfight then moved into the shopping center parking lot.
June 2nd, 2010, a Manteca Bulletin Newspaper article by ERIKA HAFER describes how a Taser helped to save a life and also protect the officers using it from harm. It was a life and death foot pursuit Tuesday morning on the Highway 120 Bypass as Manteca Police Sergeant Julie Renfro risked her life dashing 150
During 30 plus full time years as a Police Officer, Detective, and Supervisor I have been in a unique position to witness crime scenes, learn from my partners and suspects, and participate in criminal court proceedings. During the last 6 years of my career, my assignment was to enhance my department’s technology. I traveled across