MAG-20 Classroom - Armed Citizen's Rules of Engagement


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A two-day, 20-hour immersion course in rules of engagement for armed law-abiding private citizens, emphasizing legal issues, tactical issues, and aftermath management. Topics will include interacting with suspects, witnesses, responding police officers…threat recognition and mind-set…management of social and psychological aftermath after having had to use lethal force in defense of self or others…and preparing beforehand for legal repercussions and minimizing exposure to them. Situations in the home, at the place of business, or “on the street” will all be covered.

Prerequisite: You will need to provide your concealed carry permit or law enforcement ID as proof of good character. If you do not have a concealed carry permit, you will need to have your local law enforcement agency perform a background check for you, and provide us a copy of those results for our records. Host will collect these from you prior to class.

Cost: $500

What do I bring?
  • Note taking materials - Laptop recommended (you may also want to bring an extension cord/power strip) - Audio / video recording of the class is not allowed.

  • ​If legal to do so, student may be armed in the classroom, but there will be no handling of firearms in the lecture setting.

  • Please bring your own lunches, snacks, beverages etc. We have a “working lunch” in all classes. Many of our facilities do not have a place close enough to purchase meals and get back in a reasonable amount of time. Also remember that many of our classes are 10 hour days so if you need another meal in that amount of time please bring it.  Bring water, while we do provide water at all of our locations, it never hurts to bring some more. We teach in many locations and cannot guarantee the comfort of the chairs, if that might be an issue for you feel free to bring a cushion to sit on (We like this one).

Class Procedures

We will send a welcome packet to you prior to the class beginning via email. This will include directions to the venue and instructions for arriving at the class prepared. Please provide a COPY of your proof of good character (concealed carry permit, law enforcement id, or police background check) via email prior to class.

Please do not hesitate to contact us prior to the class if you have questions.

Location and Host Hotel

The class will be held in Bentonville, AR at the Hilton Garden Inn. Below is contact info for the hotel, as well as a link for booking at our contracted rate of $89 per evening for standard 1 king or 2 queen rooms. Breakfast is provided as part of that rate. If you would prefer to call the hotel and book with them, please ask for the Sales Department and have them book your room under the Practical Defense Solutions code. The hotel also has a complimentary shuttle that you can take to/from the airport.  The airport you would fly into is Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA).

Hilton Garden Inn Bentonville

2204 SE Walton Blvd
Bentonville, AR 72712
(479) 464-7300

Room booking link (with discount):

Refund and Cancellation Policy

We understand that things come up and plans change, therefore we will be happy to refund your tuition up to 30 days prior to the event should you decide to cancel. In the unlikely event of organizer cancellation, all tuition & deposits will be refunded.

We reserve the right to cancel the event if less than half of the allotted seats are filled two weeks prior to the event. In the event that an event is canceled, students can have their choice of a full refund or have their deposit/tuition applied to another class.