You’re laying bed and suddenly your ears perk, your eyes open and immediately focus, and a heat begins to burn between your shoulder blades. You’re alert.You hear the sound again. There’s no doubting this time.
Jets of epinephrine are pumped into your bloodstream. The heart pumps fast, giving your brain more oxygen, letting you think faster, preparing you to move quickly.
More movement. You hear whispering. Not your children.
Time to defend in the dark.
FBI Statistic’s report that 80 percent of all lethal confrontations occur during the night. The mind of a predator is one that embraces the path of least resistance. Darkness provides cover, makes it harder to find when they’re on the run, obscures their faces and makes concealing a weapon much easier. There are less witnesses at night.
Recent news show’s us how important it is not to be naive to the added risk there is for a lethal confrontation at night.
Carlesha Freeland-Gaither Kidnapping
The 22 year old was walking home on the streets of Philadelphia from a visit with her godson. She was literally grabbed and force-walked about 100 feet into the predators car. The kidnapper was found and arrested three days later with Carlesha in the backseat of his car, alive. But some are not so lucky. One can simply type in a plethora of different situations into a Youtube search bar to realize the danger we put ourselves when we leave ourselves no way to defend a lethal encounter.
The upcoming Low light handgun course on Dec 27th is not only the perfect Christmas gift for any protective mother or father, but is also one of the most loved courses of the year. The course covers:
• How to select proper lighting tools (hand or weapon mounted)
• Various LIVE FIRE shooting techniques
• Loading, unloading and clearing stoppages in the dark
• White light employment tactics/techniques
• Shooting and communicating with a partner
WE CANNOT CONTROL WHEN A LETHAL ENCOUNTER WILL HAPPEN. BUT WE CAN BE PREPARED.