Federal judge throws out effort by UT professors to overturn campus carry

BY MATTHEW WATKINS JULY 7, 2017 UPDATED: 12 PM Originally posted in the Texas Tribune here.   A federal judge has dismissed a longshot lawsuit filed by three University of Texas at Austin professors seeking to overturn the state's 2015 campus carry law, which allows people to carry concealed handguns inside most public university buildings. District Judge Lee Yeakel wrote in his decision that the professors — Jennifer Lynn Glass, Lisa Moore and Mia Carter — couldn't present any "concrete evidence to substantiate their [...]

By | 2017-08-12T14:23:34+00:00 July 8th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Burglary of Residence Prevention Tips

Some great tips as vacation season is in full swing. Article Originally posted here. Burglary of Residence Prevention Tips 2017-07-05 / HSOI In my neighborhood NextDoor.com, one of the leads of the Neighborhood Watch posts periodic information about the crime in our area of Austin and how it can be prevented. His most recent post was on Burglary of Residence and some tips for reducing your risk. Here are some helpful tips to help prevent home burglaries. Some of [...]

By | 2017-08-12T14:23:34+00:00 July 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Are YOU the First Responder?

By Thom Bolsch and Ron Mullins We all expect that a Fire Truck, Ambulance or Law Enforcement Officer will be the first to the scene of an incident; that is why we refer to these professionals as “First Responders”! But how did these “First Responders” know to respond? Someone witnessed an incident and called “911”.  Which means that witness, the first person on scene is “the” first responder.  With that thought; how would you react [...]

By | 2017-08-12T14:23:34+00:00 July 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Texas House passes measure to reduce handgun license fee

Way to go Texas! We just went from our LTC fees being one of the highest in the nation to one of the lowest. This may cause a rush for those signing up for the LTC class required by the State to obtain this License so come on in and sign up or do so on our website here. Enter coupon code "2atrain15" at check out to receive 15% off your class. Hurry, this offer [...]

By | 2017-08-12T14:23:34+00:00 June 13th, 2017|News|0 Comments

10 Tips for Surviving a Terrorist Vehicle Attack

Written by: Greg Ellifritz of Active Response Training Originally published here . In the event you missed it, there was an ISIS terrorist vehicle ramming attack in London last Saturday night. This attack followed another ISIS vehicle attack on a second bridge in London, as well as previous Islamic vehicle terror attacks in France, Canada, Israel, and Germany. The United States has not been immune from such attacks either. In fact, one of the first Islamic [...]

By | 2017-08-12T14:23:34+00:00 June 7th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Conroe “Guntry Club” With Private Club Amenities Offers Unique Shooting Experience to Public

By Erik Barajas Thursday, June 01, 2017 11:09PM CONROE, Texas (KTRK) -- One foot inside Saddle River Range in Conroe and it is apparent from the comfy digs, personalized service and even gourmet food that this place is not your grandfather's gun range. This is a "guntry club." Just beyond the front doors, hundreds of the latest guns are on display for purchase. Off in the distance, food sizzles at the cafe and in the [...]

By | 2017-08-12T14:23:34+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Suspicious Behavior

In many of our articles we discuss awareness and observation as a primary foundation to personal safety. But what really are we looking for when we pay attention? For most of us, our normal assessment application is to look at appearances.  If it looks like a “dirt bag”; we will conclude that it is a “dirt bag”.  As an example: if we saw a young person in droopy pants and a hoodie in a nice [...]

By | 2017-08-12T14:23:34+00:00 May 4th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Heart Failure and CPR

We are going to take a break from personal protection this month and touch on a topic that probably has a greater potential of personal impact… Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Cardiac Arrest! What do this words have in common?  They describe a medical emergency in which the heart stops pumping blood through the body. The CDC considers Heart Failure as the number one risk of death in America; at over 600,000 deaths a year (a [...]

By | 2017-08-12T14:23:34+00:00 April 4th, 2017|News|0 Comments