Newhall Shooting - A Tactical Analysis: An Inside Look at the Most Tragic and Influential Police Gunfight of the Modern Era

Newhall Shooting - A Tactical Analysis: An Inside Look at the Most Tragic and Influential Police Gunfight of the Modern Era

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ISBN-13: 9781440240997
Publisher: Gun Digest Media
Publication date: 12/25/2013
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Mike Wood is an Air Force pilot with over 550 combat hours in Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom, and the son of a 30 year California Highway Patrolman. He is a graduate of multiple government and commercial firearms training programs (including Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Lethal Force Institute, and Massad Ayoob Group), and a lifelong student of self defense.

Table of Contents

Dedication 3

Foreword Massad Ayoob 6

Preface 8

Acknowledgements 12

Introduction 15

Section 1 The Shooting

Introduction 17

Chapter 1 Prelude 19

Chapter 2 The Stop 22

Chapter 3 The Approach and Initial Shots Fired 26

Chapter 4 The Second Unit Arrives 30

Chapter 5 A Heroic Attempt 39

Chapter 6 The Flanking Movement 43

Chapter 7 More Backup Arrives 45

Special Section: Photo Gallery 61

Section 2 The State of Chp Training in 1970

Introduction 97

Chapter 8 Internal Struggles 99

Chapter 9 Firearms Training 103

Chapter 10 Growing Pains 109

Chapter 11 Princes of the Highway 112

Section 3 Analysis of the Newhall Gunfight

Introduction 121

Chapter 12 Massad Ayoob's Priorities of Survival 123

Chapter 13 Mental Awareness and Preparedness 126

Chapter 14 Proper Use of Tactics 141

Chapter 15 Skill With the Safety Equipment 155

Chapter 16 Optimum Choice of Safety Rescue Equipment 168

Section 4 Where are We Now?

Introduction 187

Chapter 17 The Immediate Aftermath 188

Chapter 18 Mid-Life Crisis 192

Chapter 19 The Long Haul 195

Chapter 20 State of the Industry 198

Appendix: A History of CHP Firearms, Equipment, and Firearms Training 211

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Newhall Shooting - A Tactical Analysis: An inside look at the most tragic and influential police gunfight of the modern era. 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Mr Wood does a great job telling the story of these great Patriots. I hope he writes many more books