Detroit CCW in the Media/Press

Personal Protection/Safety/Gun Rights Talks presented to many organizations, including but not limited to the following:

A. Live Media Hosting Experience

 

June 13th, 2016 – “Does It Make Sense?” – 910AM Radio (Detroit)

 

June 6th, 2016 – “Does It Make Sense?” – 910AM Radio (Detroit)

 

May 16th, 2016 – “Does It Make Sense?” – 910AM Radio (Detroit)

 

April 18th, 2016 – “Does It Make Sense?” – 910AM Radio (Detroit)

 

B. Personal Protection/Safety/Gun Rights Talks presented to many organizations, including but not limited to the following:

 

2018 Michigan 2A March (Lansing)

2018 700 Women Trained at Annual Training Event

2018 March for our Rights (Lansing)

2018 Rally for Liberty (Auburn Hills)

2018 Constitutional Rally (Lansing)

2018 Michigan 9th District GOP Meeting

2018 Oakland Co. Campaign for Liberty Meeting

 

 

2017 Jackson/Hillsdale Libertarian Party

2017 MI Fall Gun Rally at the Capitol

2017 Oakland Co. Campaign For Liberty

2017 Great Lakes Tea Party

2017 Black Guns Matter (Grand Rapids)

2017 Black Guns Matter (Detroit)

2017 Dana Loesch’s “The DL” (NRA)

2017 600 Women Trained at Annual Training Event

2017 Comedy Central Special on Gun Control

2017 Lethal Force Awareness Seminars

2017 Constitutional Carry Seminars

2017 Lethal Force Survivor Stories IV

 

 

2016 Essential Handgun Open Carry

2016 Lethal Force Survivor Stories III

2016 Lethal Force Survivor Stories II

2016 Lethal Force Survival Stories I

2016 FREE Firearm Fun For Women (400 trained)

2016 Lethal Force Aftermath Seminar

2016 Lethal Force and Self-Defense Seminar

2016 Black Guns Matter (Chicago)

2016 Univ. of Detroit Law School Debate

2016 Gun Rights Policy Conference (GRPC)

2016 GOP Detroit Headquarters

2016 Wayne County Campaign for Liberty

2016 Birmingham/Bloomfield Republican Club (BBRC)

2016 Firearms Legal “Firearm Instructor Appreciation Day”

2016 Detroit Area Dad’s PTA

2016 Farmington Area Republican Club (FARC)

2016 Rochester Area Republican Club (RARC)

2016 Oakland County Campaign for Liberty (OCC4L)

2016 Second Amendment March Rally

 

 

2015 FREE Firearm Fun For Women (300 trained)

2015 Lethal Force and Self-Defense Seminar

2015 Spirit of Liberty Conference

2015 Michigan Republican Party Pizza and Politics – Detroit

2015 Second Amendment March Rally

2015 Schoolcraft Improvement Association

2015 Birmingham/Bloomfield Republican Club (BBRC)

2015 Washtenaw County Campaign for Liberty (WCC4L)

2015 Oakland County Campaign For Liberty (OCC4L)

 

 

2014 Support DPD James Craig Day

2014 Kids and Guns Seminar

2014 Lethal Force and Self-Defense Seminar

2014 FREE Firearm Fun For Females (200 trained)

2014 Jordan Missionary Baptist Church

2014 Second Amendment March Rally (Keynote)

2014 International Fuller Woman Expo

2014 Michigan Republican Party Pizza and Politics – Detroit

2014 Michigan Open Carry (MOC) Seminar Speech

 

 

2013 FREE Firearm Fun For Females (100 trained)

2013 HPPD LEFT Demonstration

2013 WCSD LEFT Demonstration

2013 Second Amendment March Rally

2013 I Am Woman Expo

2013 International Fuller Woman Expo

2013 WSU Law School Discussion on Gun Control

2013 ARK Nonviolence Discussion on Gun Violence

2013 LAID Personal Protection Awareness Weekend

 

 

2012 FREE Firearm Fun For Females (50 trained)

2012 Fundraiser for Injured Woman CPL Hero

2012 DPD LEFT Demonstration

2012 LAID Personal Protection Weekend

2012 LAID OC Dinner in Detroit

2012 SAFE Health & Wealth Expo

2012 Regent Park Homeowners Association

2012 Eastpointe Rotary Club

2012 Spirit of Love Church

2012 Fenkell Gospel Temple Church

2012 Crescent Circle Community Watch Club

2012 The Sussex Street Block Club

2012 Pinehurst Street Block Club

2012 Blue Jean Bar Boutique

2012 Keep It Safe Sister Organization

 

 

2011 LAID Belle Isle OC Cookout

2011 LAID Hart Plaza OC Meetup

2011 LAID OC Dinner in Detroit

2011 Teen RSO Class for Salvation Army Air Rifle Range

2010 LAID Belle Isle OC Cookout

 

C. Awards and Recognition

– Gun Rights Policy Conference (GRPC) “Defender of Freedom Award” (09/25/2016)

 

– Michigan Coalition of Responsible Gun Owners (MCRGO) “2014 Gun Advocate of the Year” (12/05/14).

 

– 2014 Michigan Second Amendment March Keynote Speaker

 

D. Published Appearances

 

Mr. Ector has been featured or pictured in the following published books:

 

1. Civilian Combat (Coryell, White Feather 2016)

 

2. Detroit City Is The Place To Be (Benelli, Mark. Metropolitan Books. 2012),

 

3. Gun Guys: A Road Trip (Baum, Dan. Knopf. 2013)

 

4. The Santa Shooter: Guilty Until Proven Innocent (Self Published, 2017)

 

5. Logic of American Politics (Kernell, Jacobson, and Kousser. CQ Press. 2015)

 

6. Knowing Guns (Chisolm, Stu. 2013)

 

Mr. Ector appeared in the NRA Sponsored series featuring Dana Loesch entitled :The DL” (2017)

– Season 1 Episode 3

– Season 1 Episode 4

– Season 1 Episode 7

– Season 1 Episode 8

– Season 1 Episode 9

 

Mr. Ector appeared in a Comedy Central Special –

“Jordan Solves Guns” (2017)

 

Mr. Ector has also been featured in two international documentaries: “Lock n Load: Women of Detroit Are Arming Themselves” (Politiken – Denmark – 2012) and “USA, Le Pays Qui Arme Ses Enfants” (RTBF TV – Belgium – 2016).

 

Mr. Ector also appeared in an NRA documentary entitled, “Detroit: Armed and Determined” in 2014.

 

Mr. Ector also appeared in a public service announcement video: “How To Handle A Traffic Stop While Lawfully Armed” in 2017.

 

Mr. Ector contributes content for the following media outlets: “Shooting Illustrated (NRA),” “AmmoLand,” “The Truth About Guns,” “Changing The Game,” and “Focus Detroit.”

 

E. Published Reviews

 

– Truth About Guns Review

http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2017/02/johannes-paulsen/course-review-ricks-firearm-academy-michigan-cpl-class/

 

– American Handgunner Review

https://americanhandgunner.com/exclusive-a-concealed-pistol-license-class-in-photos-review/

 

– Detroit Metro Times

https://www.metrotimes.com/detroit/rick-ector-of-legally-armed-in-detroit-talks-legal-gun-ownership/Content?oid=2251567

 

– Black Man With A Gun

http://blackmanwithagun.com/2016/09/rick-ector-how-i-went-from-being-a-crime-victim-to-becoming-a-firearms-instructor/

 

F. Background Info

 

Rick’s Firearm Academy of Detroit

“One-Day Guaranteed CCW Training”

P.O.B. 805, Sterling Heights, MI 48311

 

Email: detroitccw@gmail.com

Web: www.detroitccw.com

 

Chief Instructor: Rick Ector – NRA ID 150406926

– NRA Appointed Training Counselor

– NRA Certified Instructor

Personal Protection I (CCW/CPL)

Personal Protection II (Tactical)

Home Firearm Safety

Basic Pistol

Basic Shotgun

Basic Rifle

Metallic Cartridge Reloading

Shotgun Shell Reloading

– NRA Chief Range Safety Officer

– NRA Range Safety Officer

– NRA Membership Recruiter

– NRA EP Life Member

– Detroit Open Carry (Founder)

– Legally Armed In Detroit (Founder)

– Black Gun Owners (Member)

– Michigan Open Carry, Inc. (Member)

– Midwest Instructors (Member)

– Michigan Gun Owners (Member)

– Gun Rights Activist

– Grassroots Organizer

 

– Red Cross Certified – First Aid Responder

– Red Cross Certified – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

– Red Cross Certified – Automated External Defibrillator

Target Detroit Carry and Conceal