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  • SubGenre:Martial Arts / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:70
  • eBook ISBN:9781483516929

Forced to Shoot

A Comprehensive Guide to Surviving the Aftermath of a Deadly Force Confrontation

by Craig Lawrence P.I. and David Mierswa J.D.

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You have learned to defend yourself and your family, and survive a deadly force confrontation.

But have you learned to survive the criminal justice system with your freedom intact?

How do you protect your family if you end up in prison for 20 years?

How do you provide for your family if you are wiped out financially from defending criminal charges and lawsuits?

FORCED TO SHOOT A comprehensive guide to surviving the aftermath of a deadly force confrontation will answer these questions and give you the knowledge you need to survive the aftermath of a deadly force confrontation with your freedom and your finances intact.


Some of the topics covered include:

• The legal aspects of self-defense and protecting the home that you must know

• How to assess deadly force scenarios and prove a claim of self defense

• Analyzing state statutes dealing with self-defense and the justifiable use of deadly force

• Making the 911 call, and its critical role in the ensuing aftermath

• How to deal with responding police, investigating detectives and attorneys

• Exposing the dirty tricks that the press and prosecutors use, and how to neutralize them

• Civil liability and dealing with lawsuits related to lethal force confrontations

FORCED TO SHOOT is a must read for any responsible gun owner. Written by a veteran Chicago P.I. and an Attorney, this book is critical to understanding and clarifying the intricacies of self-defense law, no matter where you live.

About the author

Author CRAIG LAWRENCE CPP, CAS is the Chief Instructor for United Risk International’s Training Division. Over the past 20 years, Mr. Lawrence has worked as a law enforcement firearms instructor, private detective, and criminal defense investigator. United Risk’s Training Division has conducted seminars throughout the Chicago metro area on self-defense law, civilian concealed carry and provided firearms training to law enforcement, military and private security contractor personnel. Mr. Lawrence is a Licensed Private Detective, Certified Anti-Terrorism Specialist (CAS), Certified Protection Professional (CPP), NRA Certified Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor, as well as an Illinois State Certified Firearms Instructor (ILDFPR) and Illinois State Police Certified Concealed Carry Instructor.

Co-author DAVID MIERSWA, J.D. was raised in Wisconsin where he learned the value of “hard Midwest work ethics.” He has earned several degrees, including a Bachelor of Business Administration, Master’s in Business Administration and a Law Degree from Thomas Cooley Law School. After earning his degrees, David went on to start his own firm, The Law Offices of David P. Mierswa and Associates. In addition to his role as the Principal of his law firm, Mr. Mierswa teaches classes and seminars on legal issues related to gun ownership, concealed carry and asset planning and protection. Mr. Mierswa is an NRA Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor certified in Pistol, Shotgun, Patrol Rifle and Tactical Shooting.