The Bad Guy with Body Armor Problem

A Good, practical read in a day and age when more bad guys are likely to be armored up.

I look at it like this: If Center of Mass is not working, try something else.

A head shot in the real world under stress is a low percentage shot from any distance so I would lean toward pelvis.

Point being, keep putting rounds into him/her until they are not a threat.

Stay Alert, Armed and Dangerous

 

the street standards

The recent mass killer in Dayton was wearing a bullet resistant vest.  While he was quickly neutralized by the police (disappointingly, there appears to have been no armed citizens nearby) this raises the question of how an armed citizen (or an on- or off-duty officer) can best deal with this situation.  The issue is that if their rounds are stopped by the BG’s armor then he can continue to kill until 1) the good guy figures this out and 2) goes to plan B.  So we have two issues.

How do we figure out that the BG is wearing armor?  I’ve harped a lot in these pages about the fact that we shouldn’t shoot any faster than we can assess what’s going on in front of our muzzle.  (This tactic has been picked up and come to be called “not out-running your headlights” lately in the shooting community.)  If…

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