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How to Detain Someone with a Firearm

Part of having a home defense gun is knowing how to detain someone with a firearm. You might encounter someone with a knife and you how to detain someone with a firearmdraw and they surrender, You might wound someone and have to wait until the police arrive. It’s important to know what to do before the time comes.

We found a great video what walks you through what to do so that you end up safe without legal problems.

Some of the key points are:

  • Keep your finger off the trigger unless you are going to engage a threat
  • Use short, concise commands
  • Gain verbal compliance
  • Aim lower
  • Have the threat face away from you
  • Separate the threat from their weapon(s)
  • Get them on the ground
  • Be careful where your muzzle is pointed
  • Move so the threat does not know your exact position
  • Get your story straight for when the police arrive

Check out the video and let us know what you think in the comments.

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