"In England, if you commit a crime, the police don't have a gun and you don't have a gun. If you commit a crime, the police will say  'Stop, or I'll say stop again.'"
- Robin Williams
About Us
Campbell Personal Defense is located in Richmond Indiana along I-70 and the Indiana/Ohio Border. WE also are now serving central and northern Kentucky.
Owner/Head Instructor:  
Bruce Campbell, CPSS -Certified Protective Security Specialist
                                                                                     Available for Executive/Dignitary Protection 
                                                                                     Contract and Full time work.
Bruce is a  member of :
     The National Rifle Assoc. (NRA)
     The United States Concealed Carry Assoc. (USCCA)
     USA Carry
     The International Defensive Pistol Assoc. (IDPA)
     Armed Citizens Legal Defense Network
     Indiana LTCH holder
     Utah CFP holder
NRACertified Instructor  in the following multiple disciplines:
   - NRA Pistol
   - NRA Home Firearm Safety
   - NRA (PPITH)Defensive Pistol and Personal Protection
      in the Home
   - NRA Metallic Cartridge Reloading
   - NRA Shotgun Shell Reloading
  -  NRA Refuse to be a Victim®
NRA Range Safety Officer
Utah Licensed CFP(CCW) Instructor
Certified CPR/AED Professional Rescuer
Instruction provided for   - Ohio CCW classes & Renewals
Instruction provided in - Private 1 on1 shooting instruction
Training and Certificates Aquired:
*** Anti-Terrorism Level 1 Awareness Training; Certificate received - U.S. Dept. of Defense - 2011
***  Certified Protective Security Specialist(CPSS) - Dignitary Protection Group - 2011
***  Certified NRA Instructor thru training at MD Tactical Training Center Mr. John D. Farquhar, NRA Training Counselor(all NRA Disciplines).
***  Completed the State of Utah CFP/CCW instructor course in Salt Lake City Utah by the Bureau of Criminal Identification. Currently valid licensed by the State of Utah. 2010 and 2013.
***  Completed Lt. Col Dave Grossman's  Bulletproof Mind Program-2010
***  Completed CUEs course by Jim Floyd - DPG Inc. -2010
***  Received Certification from MD Tactical Training's Enhanced Handgun Course -2010
Violent home invasions are almost becoming un-newsworthy.
Crackheads are committing more and more violent crimes.
Our political leaders are themselves coming under violent attacks in homes and public places and events.
 Here in the United States and in the world of executive protection, the goal is to cover and evacuate the protectee. Professional Security Specialists cannot stick around and fight it out, but rather do everything they can to get the Protectee away from harm as fast a possible.
However, in the private or family sector, without a professional security detail, we are many times caught in a situation where that is not a realistic opportunity.   Sure a "good run" is much better than a "bad stand" but when we are alone or with our family, whether at home or moving about, we must be able to make a stand if necessary,  and  if the bad guy makes his way into our home we need to be able to defend it.
Why carry a firearm? 
Because you love your family. You carry a firearm in an effort to give yourself and loved ones a chance to fight back.
And if you do not presently carry, then you should consider doing so, to give YOURSELF and YOUR family a chance. 
However, in doing so,  you must also acknowledge  and understand that carrying a firearm is not about ego and it's not about macho.
"Ego and macho" lead to bad decision making and can get you killed when a threat presents itself,
but,  I truly believe that one thing worse than my being killed by an attacker, would be to have to witness that attacker kill one of my loved ones.
Having a firearm is not a guarantee of victory in a bad encounter, but it IS  an effort to at least give yourself a fighting chance to survive the attack. That chance is further improved if one is well trained and proficient in its use.
It is,  and has been proven time and time again, that when a bad situation is degrading to the worst possible scenario that total submission to a violent attacker is the absolute worst possible action a victim can take. Hugs and good thoughts don't work very well either.
We will NOT turn you into a SWAT sniper, or a Black Robed Ninja. We will NOT turn you into a hooded, helmeted tactical door crasher, that is NOT our goal. There are other trainers across the U.S. who can do that.
We WILL provide you with training to educate you to the threats of today, both inside and outside the home and workplace, and in the process you will make new friends, learn new skills, improve on existing skills, and experience that shooting is also a fun sport !
We will train you to be more aware of your surroundings and potential threats in an effort to reduce your chances of becoming a victim in the first place.
We would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service we can provide. "
"By calling attention to 'a well regulated militia,' 'the security of the nation,' and the right of each citizen 'to keep and bear arms,' our founding fathers recognized the essentially civilian nature of our economy... The Second Amendment still remains an important declaration of our basic civilian-military relationships in which every citizen must be ready to participate in the defense of his country. For that reason I believe the Second Amendment will always be important."
- John F. Kennedy
Notice: Although during some courses discussions and reference to Federal, State, & Local laws do take place, Please understand and be advised that No Instructor or Personnel of Campbell Personal Defense are Attorneys or Police Officers and we do not practice Law or provide legal advice. Anyone who is considering the carrying or use of a firearm is responsible for researching all laws and regulations of your locale. Consultation with an Attorney is advised.
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