Mental Preparation

By April Iser | October 10, 2020

Most of the time, we would rather not think about a crisis, until it is presently happening to us. This forces us into a reactive state of mind where we are the least efficient at solving problems and we are the most vulnerable, as action is faster than reaction. The mind is a powerful tool.…

Levels of Awareness

By April Iser | September 13, 2020

The three levels of awareness are low, moderate, and high. Low level of awareness– you are somewhere that you know well and feel safe in, such as your own, well-secured home, whether you are by yourself or with others you trust and feel safe with. Moderate level of awareness– you are in a public area…

Purse, Wallet, Backpack & Briefcase Safety

By April Iser | September 9, 2020

Purses, wallets, & backpacks are known, popular targets, and an unwatched bag is a dream to a thief. Your purse, backpack, or briefcase usually contain your phone, your keys, & your wallet which houses your credit/debit cards, cash & your Driver’s License- you address is listed here. If your belongings are stolen, the criminal has…

How Do I Stay Safe While Walking?

By April Iser | August 23, 2020

Walking is a beneficial activity, and sometimes you don’t have any other option but to walk. Taking precautions is a must when walking in your neighborhood, to the store, or even just across a parking lot, but the number 1 rule is to ALWAYS be alert! This is especially true if you find yourself walking…

Gun Safety- Gun Safe

Children and Gun Safety

By April Iser | July 15, 2020

Would your child know what to do if they came across a firearm? While American citizens are afforded the inalienable right to own firearms, a right that citizens of MANY other countries are deprived of, that right also comes with the responsibility of practicing firearm safety. Children of all ages are usually very curious, impulsive,…

Lawful Self-Defense

Justifiable Use of Force- Lawful Self-Defense

By April Iser | April 14, 2020

The 2019 Florida Statutes- This section outlines acceptable, justifiable use of force, including deadly force by private citizens of Florida. Section 776.012- Use or threatened use of force in defense of person (1) A person is justified in using or threatening to use force, except deadly force, against another when and to the extent that the…

Iser Defense- Florida Concealed Carry

How Do I Apply for My Florida Concealed Weapon Permit in Putnam County?

By April Iser | April 12, 2020

You’ve taken the Florida concealed carry class, and you’re ready to apply for your Florida Concealed Weapon Permit, but how do you apply? Apply for your Florida Concealed Weapon Permit in Person: Many local Tax Collector’s Offices across Florida have partnered with the Florida Dept. of Agriculture to offer a one-stop process for applying for…

Iser Defense- Pistol Shooting

Florida Concealed Weapon License FAQ

By April Iser | April 9, 2020

What if I’m an out of state resident? Do I have to be a U.S Resident to apply? What if my name has changed? What if my address has changed? What if my Florida Concealed Weapon License has expired? How do I get a replacement license? How do I renew my license? What would make…

Iser Defense- Personal Protection

Do I Need a Gun?

By April Iser | January 23, 2020

Not only can it sometimes be a serious and a complicated decision, it can also be an overwhelming feeling, but this is a question only you can answer. Motivations for gun ownership are diverse in all of us, but let’s discuss some of the reasons why people own firearms: Home defense- Do you feel safe…

Be aware!

By April Iser | January 6, 2020

“This is always good advice….. International tensions are high right now. Iran has called on its sleeper cells around the world to hold retaliatory attacks against the US. That means that although you may have no intention of being involved, someone else may make that choice for you. Things to remember at times like these:…