ActiveSelfProtection 07 Jul 2016

Armed Citizen Defeats Carjacking Attempt

In General

Have you thought about or trained for a carjacking attempt? This armed citizen certainly practiced Active Self Protection in defending himself against this carjacking attempt, and we can learn from him!

Original video of the carjacking attempt, with scant detail, available here:

What does this carjacking attempt teach us about defending ourselves with a firearm?

1. Evil exists in our world, and no amount of wishing it away does so. This carjacking shows that well! Evil people do evil things, and good people must be ready and willing to stand between them and innocent people and do enough violence to stop them definitively. No amount of negotiation will make truly evil people change their ways; only those willing and able to stop them who use attitude, skills, and plan effectively can.

Want to learn more? There are 7 additional lessons, 3 class starters for instructors, and links to more information about this carjacking on our website:

Attitude. Skills. Plan.

(music in the intro and outro courtesy of Bensound at

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