Bruce N. Eimer, Ph.D. is a practicing Licensed Psychologist (PA & NJ) and a Pennsylvania State Police Certified Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor and NRA Certified Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor who advocates for responsible gun owNership and through gun education. He is the founder and President of Personal Defense Solutions, LLC, a professional firearms training company in the Philadelphia area. Their website is: Dr. Eimer also qualifies retired police officers to carry concealed firearms under HR 218 which is the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA). More information on this can be found at: Dr. Eimer writes a blog at
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  • “Armed Senior Citizen” – Six Defensive, Emergency Rescue Tools That Could Save Your Life

    Spare keys, smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detectors, fire extinguishers, electronic security systems, flood lights, cellular phones, first aid kits, flashlights, safety matches, butane lighters, candles, knives, hammers, and axes are emergency rescue equipment. All these tools go together as part | Read More »

  • 12 Concealed Carry Guns 12 Ounces Or Less

    The S&W 340PD .357 Magnum, the Kel-Tec P-32 and the NAA .22 Magnum Pug make an excellent concealed carry system. The question is often asked, “what is the best handgun for concealed carry?” There are many valid answers to this | Read More »

  • The Snubby Revolver: Mechanisms and Maintenance

    Two inch barrel length revolvers are commonly known as “snub noses” or “snubbies” and are the least accurate of revolvers at distances over 21 feet. They are colloquially called “belly guns” because they are well suited for close-up work. They | Read More »

  • Ruger’s P345R .45 For Concealed Carry

    Let me be up front. I am going to begin this brief report by admitting that I like Ruger firearms. They make great single-action and double-action revolvers, centerfire pistols, rimfire .22 caliber target pistols, and carbines, such as the Mini-14, | Read More »

  • Choosing A Concealed Carry Gun

    As a senior citizen, when you go to purchase your first defensive handgun for concealed carry, you may find yourself feeling nervous, confused, or “out of your element” at the gun shop. If this is what you experience, join the | Read More »

  • ‘Armed Senior Citizen:’ Managing Uncertainty: Five Simple Solutions

    If you want to give God a good laugh, tell him your plans. — Old Yiddish folk saying Who knows what the world will be like five years from now, let alone in twenty years? The only thing we know | Read More »