More than 40 years ago, the shooting of four California Highway Patrolmen in Newhall, Calif., dramatically altered the landscape of police training.  Newhall Shooting: A Tactical Analysis delves into the lessons learned from the incident and why many have not been integrated into today’s American law enforcement training.

Only available as an e-book, Newhall Shooting (product number U3593) can be purchased through Gun Digest by clicking here. It is also available at major e-book retailers Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

Authored by Michael E. Wood, the son of a contemporary of the slain officers, Newhall is the most comprehensive researched and documented publication of the incident to date.  Wood is a military officer and pilot with 22 years of experience in operational environments, including combat operations, and is accustomed to analyzing incidents and formulating tactics to apply in training.

Readers will learn lessons that they can apply to their own self-defense while law enforcement insiders will read about techniques to improve shooting sessions.

“For the first time, the reader will be treated to a detailed analysis of the tactics and procedures used by officers and criminals in the fight,” said Wood. “This makes the book unique in the field, because the only other books on the subject have not focused on this area.”

Internationally-known firearms and self defense expert Massad Ayoob provides the foreword

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