Two Very Serious Scenarios That Show Us How Important It Is To De-Escalate Situations


One of the reasons that we share content from Active Self Protection is that they discuss de-escalation on a very frequent basis. It’s such an essential part of being an armed citizen, especially considering the fact that we’re carrying a firearm. That firearm is a last resort, and we should be doing everything in our power to not make a bad situation worse.

Ego is what comes into play in a lot of these situations, among many other things. The video below shows two instances where things got real… quick. The first one can be categorized as “Oh crap I didn’t mean for that to happen,” except it did.

The second is just bad all around, and there was no ‘oops’ with the bad guy’s intentions.

This is serious stuff, folks. The videos are also pretty graphic, so keep that in mind before hitting the play button.

About the Author

Brandon is the founder of Concealed Nation and is an avid firearm enthusiast, with a particular interest in responsible concealed carry. His EDC is a Springfield Armory Hellcat OSP, with a Shield Sights RMSC Red Dot, that holds Hornady 165 gr FTX Critical Defense rounds, and rides comfortably in a Vedder Holsters ComfortTuck IWB holster.

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