ActiveSelfProtection 03 Aug 2016

Clerk Shoots Armed Robber With His Own Gun

In General

Facing an armed robber is no joke; facing THREE is a tall order, with or without Active Self Protection to help. This guy fought as hard as he could, but there are plenty of lessons to learn for self-defenders from this valiant but futile effort.

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News story and original video available here:

How do I protect myself from an armed robber?

1. Transitional spaces are places where we MUST be more careful of potential attack. A transitional space is any location that (1) allows attackers to prey on potential victims with an element of surprise and (2) provides ready escape for the attackers. Convenience stores are certainly places that qualify as transitional spaces, so we must be ready and vigilant when in them!

There are FIVE more lessons to learn from this one, all on our website. So go there for more!

Attitude. Skills. Plan.

(music in the intro and outro courtesy of

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