September 2011 Blog Posts (9)

Civilian tips - restroom safety

Many of you are law enforcement officers and I welcome any input you can add to this article.  We are starting to teach both the pepper spray class and Refuse to Be A Victim classes.  This article is one that I will be sending to the news media in the Kane County area.    If you have tips that you feel I should add to this, please feel free to comment.  We would love your input.  Here is the "press release for next week"

Restroom Awareness…


Added by Laurie Dougherty on September 28, 2011 at 11:02am — No Comments

Personal Protection




I'm Brian I was introduced to your organization by another Chicago Police Officer.  I'm interested in Personal Protection Training.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.  Thanks



Added by Brian K. Lee on September 24, 2011 at 4:33pm — 1 Comment

The Importance of Being a Well Trained Female Bodyguard

The last 5 years has seen female bodyguards grow in popularity and their pay increase to in some cases surpass our male counterparts.   Many principals (clients) that are in showbiz, royal families or even politicians are interested in hiring female bodyguards for their safety. Thousands of dollars are paid in contracts between security companies who provides females bodyguards and V.I.P’s.  However, because there is such demand, many of these are under trained and put into…


Added by Athena Academy on September 24, 2011 at 3:16pm — No Comments

Fall/Winter Training.

Greetings everyone, I hope you are all enjoying this incredible fall weather we're having.  I'm going to start putting together some dates for fall and winter pistol and rifle classes for the Law Enforcement members of the group, at my range in Will County, and I need to know what you want to do.  I don't want to put on a class for A, if you guys want to learn B, so let me know what you need.  Also, would you prefer shorter 4 hour classes or stick to the standard 8 hour?  If you prefer a 4…


Added by Kim Heath on September 24, 2011 at 10:16am — 3 Comments

NEW XD5.25 competition - what kind of shotgun for 3 gun competition shooting ?

So excited to have received my new XD 5.25  9mm.  I recently completed the NRA Basic Pistol Instructor class and qualifying in the shooting was my biggest concern.  This new gun (And Kim Heath's) class made it easy.    I think I'm hooked on this sport since I now have, 4 Springfield 9mm. 

Looking forward to a basic rifle class in the spring.   I just purchased an AR and I really need some very basic training on it.


I want to purchase a shotgun for 3 gun.  Any suggestions…


Added by Laurie Dougherty on September 14, 2011 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Gen 4 Glock Recoil Assembly Spring Exchange

I just got an email that Glock is exchanging the recoil assembly springs on all Glock Gen 4s shipped since 2009.  The only exceptions are models 26 and 27.  Call 1-877-745-8523 to have it sent out to you.

Added by Kenneth Mescall on September 10, 2011 at 12:16pm — No Comments

Basic Trauma Concepts

Montgomery County SO (Texas) is hosting a Basic Trauma Concepts course on October 27th.  The course is a all day event and stresses the importance of self and partner preservation in the line of duty.  The course overviews many dangers that officers may eventually face in the field and how to adapt and overcome these threats.  More information can be found at: and discounts can be given to WTA members.

Added by Cat J Godden on September 7, 2011 at 7:10pm — No Comments

Fiat Swat Class review.

This is my first attempt at a blog but here goes.  On 29Aug11 I attended a class hosted by FIAT

swat.  The class incorporated several techniques available to an officer during engagements with active shooters.  It's important to state that…


Added by David on September 5, 2011 at 10:53pm — No Comments

WTA Glock Giveaway! Winners!!!

Here are all of the winners from our raffle! Thank you for supporting our organization and for being a part of it. BIG thanks to all of the vendors for their generous donations. If your name is on the list and we haven't contacted you already, we will in the next few days. 
  • GLOCK Gen 4                                                  Lawrence Lujan
  • WTT Jacket/T-shirt/ patch $325.00 value           Jeff Gierczak
  • Magnum Boots                                  …

Added by Karen Bartuch on September 1, 2011 at 8:16pm — No Comments

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