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Another Meetup Gone Wrong, This Time Near Chicago

For the second time in a week we highlight a self defense shooting out of the Chicago area.  And for… [More]

Female Security Guard Takes Out Man With AK-47

Latoya does not mess around.  She was serving as a private security guard at a club in Huntsville, Alabama when… [More]

Chicago Woman With Carry Permit Shoots, Kills Armed Robber (Video)

A woman standing at a Chicago bus stop was nearly robbed at gunpoint this week. Surveillance video does not show… [More]

Armed Self Defense Involving LSU Running Back

This report out of Baton Rouge, Louisiana reminds us to be careful when meeting up with strangers to sell personal… [More]

Armed Robbery at Morgantown Subway This Morning

At approximately 10:15 a.m. on December 27, 2018, officers of the Morgantown Police Department responded to reported armed robbery at… [More]

Morgantown Burglars Go To Jail Without Presents

The Morgantown Police Department sent us this notification about a burglary gone wrong the day before Christmas: At approximately 11:55… [More]

Pistol-Packing WV Mom Scares Away Burglars Offering ‘Free Christmas Presents’

A Wayne County mom was glad she had her Shield M&P 9mm last week, when two apparent burglars showed up… [More]

Pittsburgh Banning Guns, Protesters Gathering This Monday

Pittsburgh is proposing an “assault weapons” ban, but state law and legal precedent probably stand in the way.

Man Arrested For 3 Morgantown Armed Robberies

Police believe they have the man responsible for the armed robberies at Gamestop on Hornbeck Rd, Smoker Friendly at Pierpont… [More]

The Meditative Zen of Target Shooting

For people unfamiliar with guns, attitudes and opinions about them are often strongly informed by 1) movies and 2) the… [More]

55-Year-Old Woman Attacked Before Church, Kills Intruder

A woman protects her daughter and another 75-year-old woman from a home invader on her way to church.  An online… [More]

Woman Takes Concealed Carry Course, Attacked By Escaped Inmate

We keep an eye out for stories that are shining examples of the responsible use of firearms and defensive training. … [More]

Shooting in Morgantown Alley

Are you prepared for the unexpected?  Another shooting last night in an alley near Listravia Avenue.  The Morgantown Police Department… [More]

Ohio Passing Tons of Important Gun Rights Legislation

“Stand your ground”, rights of renters, penalty reductions, and the presumption of innocence in self defense shootings… Ohio is going hard.

Study: California’s Background Checks Have No Effect on Homicide or Suicide

Anti-gun researchers just studied California’s most important gun control laws. Results: No effect on violence or suicide. We’re shocked.

Concealed Carry: Know When to Hold ‘Em.

Two concealed carriers carefully hold violent suspects at bay, while a security guard empties a magazine at a shoplifter.

Proving Themselves Wrong: Gun Control Advocates Keep Breaking Gun Laws

What do Ashton Kutcher, a priest, and a congressional candidate all have in common? They all broke gun laws … while protesting gun laws.

Wyatt Earp’s Colt Single-Action Army Auctioning Today

This post was written by the awesome guys over Ammoland, but we thought you history/gun nuts would like to read… [More]

VIDEO: Violent Car Jacking Spree Ended by Concealed Carriers

Firefighter and pastor stops violent shooting / carjacking spree in a Walmart parking lot

When Animals Attack: Concealed Carry Edition

Attacks this week by a crazed Japanese snow monkey and a vicious dog remind us that bad guys aren’t the only dangers.

Man Who Shot at Someone Outside Daughter’s Window May Face Charges

A Colorado man may be facing charges after shooting at a man in his back yard.

Defensive Gun Uses of the Week

Morgantown is now the center of a viral fake news story about guns, and we discuss several real defensive use stories from the past week.

Carry Permits for Women and Minorities Soar

According to new research data by the Crime Prevention Research Center, the number of concealed carry permits soared to 17.25… [More]

Armed Robbery in Morgantown

Police were called to the 300 block Madigan Avenue in the Hopecrest / First Ward area yesterday around 5pm after… [More]

Home Invasion Preparedness

It’s National Preparedness Month, which directly relates to our mission: preparing our customers for the unexpected.  We’ve talked a little… [More]

Basic Disaster Preparation

It’s National Preparedness Month!  The mission of Defense In Depth is to help our customers prepare for the unexpected, so… [More]

N.C. Town Bans Guns During Hurricane Florence, Quickly Regrets It

As Hurricane Florence bears down on the east coast, many cities are effectively shut down and evacuating.  But before Florence… [More]

Student Safety Guide

September is National Preparedness Month! As the semester kicks into full gear, we wanted to offer some safety tips designed… [More]

Where & How Women Carry

Our friends over at The Well Armed Woman released some new sales data last week about the holsters and positions… [More]

Tap-Rack-Bang: Clearing Simple Malfunctions

Almost every firearm will malfunction at some point, but this post is specifically for new owners of semi-automatic, magazine fed… [More]

Video Roundup: This Week in Defensive Gun Use

Concealed Carry Holder Rescues Woman from Carjacking Houston Grandma Shoots Man Exposing Himself While Breaking into Her Home Two Concealed Carriers… [More]

Three Recent Defensive Gun Uses By Women

It’s impossible to keep up with every defensive gun use in the country.  They happen more often than fatal car… [More]

Krav Maga classes now being taught at Defense In Depth

“There are many forms of self-defense that are taught but a new form of marshal arts has made its way… [More]

Defensive Gun Use Video: Pawn Clerk Kills Armed Intruder

Do you know how you would react in a situation like this? Would you instinctively look for cover? Have you trained in situational awareness and the mechanics of drawing your concealed firearm appropriately?

Getting Pulled Over With a Gun in Your Car

  While it’s true that citizens with a concealed carry permit are some of the most law abiding in the… [More]

Wild High-Speed Vegas Shootout Caught on Video

A recent police body camera video is stirring up lots of conversation in the law enforcement and firearms training communities.… [More]

Krav Maga Joining DID

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Grand Opening of West Virginia’s Only Krav Maga Studio Defense In Depth is hosting a grand opening… [More]

In the News: Women Saving Friends & Family With Concealed Guns

Two recent stories of women defending what they love with concealed weapons.

News Nightmares: Why Active Retention Is Worth Considering

Several nightmare gun scenarios have played out in the news over the past few weeks. All could have been prevented by retention holsters.

Gun Dating Sites Take Off

Online dating can be tricky for people who carry guns.  What if you finally meet someone you really click with,… [More]

The Pepper Spray Option

For those who choose not to carry a firearm (or work/visit places that prohibit it), pepper spray is a self… [More]

Why the Lawsuit Against the “Broward Coward” Will Probably Fail

Not long after the Parkland school shooting, surveillance video surfaced showing a Broward County officer calmly standing outside the school… [More]

Come Try the Perfect Gun for First-Time-Shooters: the Shield EZ

The Shield EZ is the perfect pistol for new shooters, and we’ve got it ready to try out.

FBI: Concealed Carriers Stop At Least 8% of Active Shooters

Only 1% of the population carries guns concealed, but they stopped between 8% and 14% of all active shooters in the last 4 years.

New Shooter Series: Taking Scary Steps Can Be Worth It

For people who are familiar with guns, it’s easy to forget how intimidating the experience can be for first-timers.  But… [More]

Violent Midnight Break-Ins on Brockway Avenue

Last night at midnight, two men broke into the apartment of a female resident living at 261 Brockway Avenue, only 1.2 miles away from Defense In Depth.

WV Gun Homicides Drop 33% as TN and OK Reject Constitutional Carry

West Virginia became a Constitutional carry state in 2016. According to the state’s Health Statistics Center, gun homicides dropped in the first year by 33%, from 66 deaths to 49. Accidental gun deaths in state barely exist, dropping from three deaths to two.

Choosing Your Concealed Carry Holster

Once you’ve chosen a concealed carry firearm that works well for you, the next step is choosing your holster.  The… [More]

Reasons to Consider Revolvers

One of the first questions facing new handgun buyers is guaranteed to spark debate: revolver or semi-automatic? Without question, we… [More]

Why Get a Concealed Carry Permit in WV?

As of 2016, West Virginia is a “Constitutional carry” state, meaning that any law-abiding adult can carry a firearm concealed… [More]

At Work with Alison: Defense In Depth

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Defense In Depth offering self defense training

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Active Shooter Response Training Course

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 20, 2018 Contact Nick DeMedici 304-554-3363 Active shooter preparedness training courses are now being offered to… [More]

Sweetheart Shoot – Valentine’s Day Specials

Defense In Depth’s Valentine’s Day Specials Now Through February 14th! Bring your sweetie to Defense In Depth now through February… [More]

Why should you become a DID member?

Our memberships are the ultimate way to experience Defense in Depth, and come with a multitude of benefits, including: Free… [More]

10 Questions about Defense in Depth

How is this range different from others in the area? Defense in Depth is the largest indoor shooting range in West… [More]

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