There are more victims of violent crime in the United States each year than there are traffic fatalities. Such shocking facts are making Americans take their own self-protection seriously. With the flight from the inner cities to the suburbs, it is only a matter of time before our suburbs begin having the violent crime problems seen in the big cities. Now is the time to exercise your right as a citizen and take responsibility for your own safety and that of your family. This book helps those who are serious about their self defense. Deciding to become a defensive handgunner is serious. Everyone needs training. This book provides that needed training. Topics covered include the personal need for self defense, deadly force and concepts of self defense, analyzing confrontation, defensive handgun selection, firearms safety, defensive handgun tactics and techniques, mentally preparing for a lethal confrontation, practicing for self defense, surviving the post shooting investigation, and concealed carry and the law. Every defensive handgunner needs to read this book!