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Wiley Clapp and Sheriff Jim Wilson—both decorated law enforcement professionals—offer decades of combined experience in their gun evaluations, tips, tactics and anecdotes for American Rifleman. Now readers can access this highly sought-after content in one blog: American Rifleman Law & Order—a page dedicated to satisfying readers’ cravings for honest discussion about concealed-carry, personal-protection and other real-life information from those who have lived it.

Video: Defensive Shotgun Training

American Rifleman TV is back at Gunsite Training Center in Paulden, Ariz., with Sheriff Jim...
Carry Enough Gun

Carry Enough Gun

By now you have seen or heard someone share the addage, “The first rule of...
Wiley Clapp’s Five Favorite Firearms

Wiley Clapp’s Five Favorite Firearms

As a guy who has spent all but a few years of his life wrapped...
Carry Responsibly

Carry Responsibly

For most citizens the decision to start carrying a defensive handgun can be a life-changing...
The 21-Foot Rule Revisited

The 21-Foot Rule Revisited

In 1983, Dennis Tueller, a police officer, published an article discussing the need to defend...
Aging and the Defensive Shooter

Aging and the Defensive Shooter

As we get older, we must keep in mind that we can still be a...
Kimber's Team Match II Supports USA Shooting

Kimber's Team Match II Supports USA Shooting

Kimber’s Team Match II pistol is identical to that used by the USA Shooting Rapid...
Hangin’ In: The .41 Magnum

Hangin’ In: The .41 Magnum

For sheer perserverence in the face of adversity, you can’t beat the grand old .41...
Defensive Holster Tips

Defensive Holster Tips

Having worn a defensive handgun virtually every day for over 40 years, I hope you'll...
Getting the Most from a Defensive Shooting School

Getting the Most from a Defensive Shooting School

Having been both student and teacher for many years, Sheriff Jim Wilson knows a thing...
Round Count

Round Count

Sheriff Jim Wilson cautions that a defensive shooting school should not be about it how...
Don’t Overlook the Shoulder Holster

Don’t Overlook the Shoulder Holster

Although the shoulder holster has taken a back seat to various other carry methods, don't...
Vacation Security

Vacation Security

Just as with home-defense, vacation security requires some prior planning. Sheriff Jim Wilson offers some...
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