There is a great article on the American Rifleman’s blog that is advice from a real Sheriff.  It’s advice we’ve all probably heard before and just pay lip service to.  That’s because practice isn’t sexy.  Buying the newest gun or the newest weapon light, or a new holster is a lot more fun.   But when we are preparing to protect our lives and the lives of those we care about, how good we are is FAR more important than how good our gun is.  And if it takes you hearing it from a Sheriff, then here you go: