Timaeus the Wolf


Law Enforcement

Home Defense: Basic One-Man Building Clearing

Room clearing is a reality of urban warfare. The unique environment and hazards presented by manmade structures has resulted in a plethora of evolving tactics and techniques. The general consensus is that room clearing and CQB should always be conducted... Continue Reading →

Part 1 : When Liberals are (Partially) Right About Gun Control

UPDATE AT BOTTOM OF ARTICLE In the wake of Las Vegas, the political debate shifted rapidly and predictably back to the Second Amendment. As usual, there are those on the Left demand the “common sense” disarming of the public, and... Continue Reading →

Eulogy to Lieutenant H. Jay Cullen and Trooper Pilot Berke Bates, EOW 12AUG2017

On August 12th, 2017, in Charlottesville, VA, members of a white nationalist movement came to protest the removal of the statue of Robert E. Lee from public grounds. They were met by a counterprotest from the organization called “Antifa,” or... Continue Reading →

The Duality of Being: Addressing the False Dichotomy of the Warrior and the Guardian

Since the Michael Brown shooting in 2014, the role of law enforcement officers in the United States has been examined by a host of sources, most of whom have no experience in law enforcement. One refrain I have heard repeated... Continue Reading →

9mm vs. .40 Caliber: The FBI’s decision to switch back to 9mm pistols and ammo is based on studies of wound ballistics and shooter performance.

(Originally posted at, 22 JAN 2016) By Sidney Vail, MD At the end of October, the FBI announced that it was planning to swap out the .40 S&W pistols and ammunition now used by its agents and replace them... Continue Reading →

Analysis: ISIS Child Soldier Training Video

One must not underestimate the enemy. This video has a great deal of shock value to it, but it is also a valuable tool to assessing the development of tactics and techniques employed by ISIS. It is also worth noting... Continue Reading →

Guilt by Association: Classifying Veterans as Psychopaths (A Cop’s Perspective)

  Originally published in The Havok Journal, February 28, 2017 by Nick Perna In 2006 I was attending a Field Training Officer Class. Field Training Officers, or FTOs, train new police officers after they leave the academy on how to... Continue Reading →

Travis Haley on Holster Placement

I've always run my holster at either a straight cant or a 15° forward cant. I was having a problem drawing my duty weapon efficiently because the gun was positioned directly on my hip, at the 3 o'clock. When I... Continue Reading →


“You know, my grandma was a traiteurs…uh huh, she was. Laid her hands on people and cured ‘em. Took away sickness, cancer, you name it…I remember she used to pray a lot…talked to God about the pain she pulled out.... Continue Reading →

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