Self-Defense & Home Defense

Be prepared with a variety of concealed carry and firearms tips and tactics that can help keep you and your family safe both inside and outside of your home. Find helpful articles and videos, including the Into the Fray training series, that cover everything from situational awareness and conflict avoidance to cover vs. concealment and the use of force in a critical encounter.

Law Enforcement Ammo

Dear Editor, First, I want to say that CCM is one of the best magazines out today and thank everyone… Read More >

Having a (smaller) Blast Learning

Introduction to shooting with reduced power ammunition. The trend towards more powerful cartridges in relatively light guns also increased… Read More >

Man Shoots Intruder to Death

CHELSEA, Alabama — An armed, masked intruder was shot to death by a Chelsea man who managed to free himself… Read More >

How Not To Start A Hell-Box!

A holster hell-box is like the hell-drawer in the kitchen, except it is full of all the holsters you… Read More >

Jennifer Barcklay

I ended up joining the US Army and became a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter crew chief for a medical evacuation… Read More >

The Element of Surprise

Kahr Arms PM9 and Smith & Wesson J-frame revolvers in respectively, Michaels of Oregon, Galco Horsehide, and DeSantis In… Read More >

Guy Almost Dies Over a Gas Pump

Dear Editor, I wait with great anticipation for this magazine every other month. I have to say that this edition… Read More >

The Constitution Is A Gun

Just like anything else that is important—whether your safety, your health, or anything else important in your life—your freedom… Read More >

CCM Cover Images

April 2005 CCM cover and May-June 2005 CCM cover. I hope you liked our last two magazine cover images. Read More >

A Day With Joe Nizzari and Line of Fire, LLC

Line of Fire, LLC: 702-242-8288, www.lineoffirellc.com. Earlier this year, I took a trip out to Las Vegas, NV to… Read More >

Where To Begin?

I have found that people who have a clear procedure toward a goal perform better than those who don’t. Read More >

Felipe (Phil) Torres, Colonel—U.S. Marine Corps, Retired

The Marines provided me the opportunity to get an education, rise through the enlisted and Warrant Officer ranks, and… Read More >

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