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Every month we hear horrific stories related to Active Shooter, mass casualty events. This past Sunday we woke to up yet another report of a senseless act of mass violence. Orlando’s Pulse Nightclub, is now the new case study for mass shootings in the United States. More than 100 young Americans were gunned down, resulting in 50 people killed and 53 injured.
It’s been about 3 years since I attended any sort of basic firearms class, so when the owner of C&G invited me out to review his intro-level handgun class I was excited to, a) get back to the basics in a professionally taught firearms class and, b) get some material for this blog. The class was hosted in the Pittsburgh area by the North Buffalo Sportman’s Club. Our four instructors were all active law enforcement officers (LEO) with multiple firearms instructor certifications.
The majority of people when purchasing a firearm want something that is quality because the most common intended purpose with a handgun is defense. They take time researching on the internet as well as take trips to local gun shops the view and handle a potential firearm. One of the first things that is purchased with a new handgun is a holster however it doesn’t seem that there is a lot of thought or research for the majority of people on this item.
I was talking with a police friend of mine, who, as am I is a bit of a gear junkie. I spent an amount of time I don’t even want to think about researching what gear is out there. I check it all out; the new and improved gadgets, the cool thing that has 3,000 light settings that I’ll never use, and gizmos that are way over my pay grade. But over the years, I’ve learned though different training classes, experience, and my pocketbook to abide by the K.I.S.S. method.