Have you heard Bruce’s story yet?

Bruce is a Vietnam veteran, reverend and USCCA Member from Florida. He spent years working to make his community safe for young families moving into the area. Bruce activated his USCCA Membership so he could get all the education and training he needed as a gun owner and as a responsible protector of his community.

As a reverend, Brad prayed he’d never have to use his firearm. Unfortunately, he didn’t have a choice when he saw his neighbor being violently assaulted by two men. Brad learned just how quickly things can go from bad to worse.

Arrested for Doing the Right Thing

It all started when Bruce heard a commotion near one of his neighbor’s homes.

Fearing for the safety of his community, Bruce went over to see if there was anything he could do to help. That’s when he saw the two men attacking his neighbor. Bruce repeatedly tried to deescalate the situation, begging the men to stop.

Then his neighbor yelled, “Bruce, watch out!”

And he saw one of the men reach for a weapon…

Bruce drew his own legally owned handgun in self-defense. He even called the police to report the incident. When they finally arrived, Bruce was arrested!

Even though the police interviewed the neighbors who witnessed the incident AND found the gun carried by the men who assaulted Bruce’s neighbor, both of the attackers were allowed to leave the scene.

Bruce was forced to lie on the ground while he was handcuffed and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, then tossed in a jail cell. He faced years in prison and expensive legal fees.

Despite looming legal and financial ruin, Bruce knew he still had someone in his corner. You see, after joining the USCCA, Bruce had received his crucial USCCA Member card, which prepared him for what he needed to do.

His first call after 911 was to the Delta Defense Critical Response Team, swinging his USCCA Member benefits into action. The Delta Defense Critical Response team took over and gave him peace of mind. With access to his USCCA Membership benefits, he was able to pay his bail, connect with a pro-2A attorney in his area and get home to his wife in just a few hours.

USCCA Member Benefits in Action

To put it in his own words:

“That was a phenomenal experience for me. Being in jail is not a comfortable thing. I got out. I felt a huge release … and then I got home. I was able to sleep in my own bed that same night.”

With the help of his attorney, all of the charges were dropped, and Bruce’s legal fees were taken care of thank to the benefits he received as a USCCA Member. Bruce and his wife were shielded from legal and financial ruin.