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Tic Toc Tactical's Intro to Rifle Course

This past weekend, Tic Toc Tactical extended an invitation to members of the WTA for a one day version of their Intro to Rifle Course. It was held at Darnell's Range in Bloomington, Il and turned out to be well worth the drive.

I thought we would be zeroing our rifles while laying in puddles of rain, but the gods of war smiled upon us and the weather cleared and the lesson that it may be the rifle that shoots the zero, but it is the shooter that shoots the grouping was… Continue

Added by Kenneth Mescall on July 3, 2012 at 1:15am — 1 Comment

Rifle 104

I got to spend the day attending Kim Heath's Rifle 104 class for seven hours of trigger time and quality instruction.

We began by firing single rounds downrange and then taking a step back to warm up.  We then moved on to lateral movement drills as standing still while shooting should feel ackward to police officers.  Then it was on to malfunction clearing drills, transitioning from rifle to pistol, shown some alternative ways to hold the rifle, did some weak hand shooting…


Added by Kenneth Mescall on April 6, 2012 at 7:58am — 2 Comments

The Psychology of Officer Involved Shootings class

Did anybody know that some police officers from the south suburbs have taken it upon themselves to rent some warehouse space and convert it into a police training faculty? Neither did I , yet in Blue Island such a place exists.  This past weekend they hosted a three hour class on The Psychology of Officer Involved Shootings.

We began with a review of the use of force, talking about state law and…


Added by Kenneth Mescall on November 17, 2011 at 7:20pm — 1 Comment

MacTac Class

This past week, the WTA sponsored me to attend a three day course held by The Illinois Tactical Officers Association (ITOA) entitled MacTac- Multiple Assault Counter Terrorist Action Capabilities. The goal of this course is to introduce small unit tactics to the patrol officer,so that we will better be able to engage in fire fights with multiple offenders as a unit using a long gun.


Using the examples of Columbine and Fort Hood, authorities and found that the longer you allow…


Added by Kenneth Mescall on November 5, 2011 at 12:26am — No Comments

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


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