In my last article, we discussed steps you can use to decrease your chances of being targeted for a home … Continued
Writer Profile: Spencer Blue
Spencer joined the US Army upon graduation from high school, where he served as a Combat Engineer and saw such exotic locations as Kansas, Missouri, and Arizona. He received an Honorable Discharge, returned to his home town, and began pursuing a Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice. After the 9/11 attacks, he interrupted his studies and worked as a security contractor for DynCorp International providing Force Protection for military installations in Qatar. Once he returned to the US, he worked as an armored car guard and as a 911 operator while he sought a sworn law enforcement position.
Spencer was hired by a large metropolitan police department in the Midwest, where he has worked for the past 10 years and change. He started in uniformed patrol in one of the most violent beats in his county. He is currently a Robbery detective, is a certified patrol rifleman, and serves on his department’s riot/crowd control unit.. Blue has investigated hundreds of violent crimes, primarily shootings and robberies, as lead or assisting detective. He has been involved in one police action shooting, and has assisted in the investigation of many others.
Posts by Spencer Blue
While home invasions are rare compared to other types of violent felonies, the impact on the lives of the victims … Continued
The revolver has largely been left behind in the world of the law enforcement duty gun, displaced by the polymer … Continued
In my last article, I addressed the myth that it’s impossible to use your sights under the stress of a violent … Continued
One persistent piece of gun shop lore is that it’s impossible to use your sights under the stress of a violent … Continued
A few weeks ago, I described the basics of the OODA Loop — Observe, Orient, Decide, Act — and how it … Continued