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Affinity Fraud: How To Avoid Investment Scams That Target Groups

Posted by Charles "Chuck" Chadwick, Jr. on

What is an Affinity Fraud? Affinity fraud refers to investment scams that prey upon members of identifiable groups, such as religious or ethnic communities, the elderly, or professional groups. The fraudsters who promote affinity scams frequently are - or pretend to be - members of the group...

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Be CONfident that church small groups are targets for “Crimes of Persuasion”

Posted by Charles "Chuck" Chadwick, Jr. on

A personal recent exposure to what could have been a “Crime of Persuasion” or in other terms a “Con Job” caused me to propose a “What If” scenario that could happen in any group of believers. Affinity Fraud runs particularly rampant in churches because our...

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Time vs Timing

Posted by William Chadwick on

How fast is your draw?  Industry standard tells us to procure the weapon system and have it online and lead delivered on target from concealment in 1.5 seconds. This time reduction drill is generally setup with an eight-inch circle plate elevated at 5 feet at a distance of 5 yards. ...

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Get off me Blades & The “Grab and Stab” concept

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Today we revisit the off-hand deployable blade and what makes the grab and stab concept so simple and convincing. Primarily used in close quarter deadly force situations and arguably the best option for firearms retention, the off-hand blade is to be simple, secure and easily brought into the...

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Where are you focusing when you holster your weapon? Downrange is the wrong answer.

Posted by William Chadwick on

I see it time and time again and occasionally find myself wanting to holster without looking depending on what holster or setup I am currently wearing or training with.  Couple of issues here: Why train in any gear besides the gear you wear daily and on duty? Why are we not looking when we...

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The Semantics of Security and Safety

Posted by Charles "Chuck" Chadwick, Jr. on

In the scope of issues dealing with causing harm to a church's people or property there is a dividing line that defines the proper use of the words describing the threat.   This article will definitively make the distinction between "Safety" and "Security".   Let us look at the...

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YouTuber & Internet Firearms Training

Posted by Charles "Chuck" Chadwick, Jr. on

If you don’t know how to do something, how do you learn? YOUTUBE! If you want the very best in Navy SEAL training? YouTube! Brain surgery? YouTube! If you want to know anything, YouTube it! Ok, ENOUGH already! The internet has made almost everything easily accessible. There are so many...

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Full Exposure

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There are all sorts of tactics taught by all sorts of experts. Some touting decades of SWAT and Special Forces experience, etc., etc.. First, I want to thank them for their service to our country. Second, I would like to point out some of the tactics I don’t think will work in our theater...

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FAILURE TO TRAIN

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A church’s armed security team’s failure to train is a huge liability!  Failure to document your training also increases your liability. In Texas, commissioned security officers are required to qualify with firearms only once every two years when renewing their security officer...

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Mental Skills Development of a Gatekeeper

Posted by Charles "Chuck" Chadwick, Jr. on

There are mental skills and physical skills. Looking for people who “Don’t Look Right” would be an example of a mental skill. If you have been in your church for years, recognizing a potential disrupter may be easy because you have the experience of knowing what is...

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