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Working with Bradley Cooper and Clint Eastwood

Scott and Jordan working with Bradley Cooper on rifle and Clint Eastwood prior to filming “American Sniper”. Cooper is pictured with a .338 Lapua Magnum-chambered McMillan TAC-338 sniper rifle – the rifle used by Chris Kyle to achieve his noted … Continue reading

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Sept/Oct 2014 Class Photos

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The Prevalence of Active Shootings – Don’t be a Victim

As I write this post another active shooter scenario is sadly unfolding at a high school in Washington State. So when students ask me which classes they should take and why, I’d have to say the Active Shooter course stands … Continue reading

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Looking Back: My Time as a Midshipman

I will soon return to police work in this column, but while I still remember them there are some events which shaped me prior to the ‘force.’ I was a Naval Midshipman at UNM (University of New Mexico). This meant … Continue reading

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Looking Back: The Endless Winter

This story has to do with my formative years leading up to the department. As I had lived throughout the world I had many unique experiences. One memory that stands out the most were my days in Marshfield, Massachusetts. I … Continue reading

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Concealed Carry Training

Our recent Concealed Carry Class that we held in August was very successful and I really enjoyed teaching it. In 2013 our students began to express an increased interest in learning the proper techniques to carry concealed, as they began … Continue reading

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July/August 2014 Class Photos

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May/June 2014 Class Photos

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Looking Back: Life Before I Joined the LAPD

This has nothing to do with the LAPD but rather, my experiences prior to joining the force. I attended the University of New Mexico starting in 1971. I had never really been west of the Mississippi. Since I was a … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting

Firearms are mechanical devices. Just as with a vehicle they require maintenance, proper care and cleaning. They are subject to breakage and problems. Some problems are shooter induced and some are not. I do not envy the manufacturers of equipment. … Continue reading

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