When It Is NOT ‘Stand Your Ground’

Something to keep in mind when carrying a deadly weapon in public.

  • The threatened use or use of deadly force must be necessary to thwart an imminent threat to your personal safety, well-being or life or that of those in your immediate vicinity.
  • You must have ‘clean hands’. You cannot instigate or provoke the incident.
  • You cannot pursue or stalk the would be assailant.
  • You must have the legal right to be where the incident occurs.

In the incident describe below, the man charged with manslaughter will have some time to think about his actions.

Partnering With Gander Outdoors

We are proud to partner with Gander RV & Outdoors – Bartow, Florida

Our inaugural concealed carry weapons license qualification training class, at Gander RV & Outdoors, Bartow, Florida, will take place Saturday, Sept. 21st.

Registration of this class or any of our other firearm training classes can be done online at by going to: www.ingaugeofpolkcounty.com and click on “Register For A Class

3 seconds will determine . . .

Sheriff Grady Judd:  ” . . . a perfect stand your ground.”

Licensed concealed carry good guy takes out bad guy during a “domestic violence” road rage incident.

Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd:  ” . . . a perfect stand your ground.”

A long standing axiom, known and taught by those in the self-defense arena, was affirmed by Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd, during a press conference Wednesday, August 29th, regarding a fatal, self-defense shooting in Winter Haven, Florida.

Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd affirms that 3 seconds will determine who survives a deadly threat and who will not.   Sheriff Grady Judd:  “You see how quickly you have to make a decision on whether you live or whether you die.

3 seconds will determine if you are the one who makes the 911 call or the one who is carried away in a black body bag.