Mark Choppa was involved in a justified homicide when 4 gunman with ski masks attacked him. After this incident, he was impacted emotionally and financially. Mark said he suffered from trauma and depression. He was introduced to the Byrna and he believes it’s a great option for people in situations of self-defense where he can stop them in their tracks without killing someone – he believes that’s the special thing about Byrna. He says if you can save a life, you’ll feel a lot better than taking a life.
Daymond, a pastor from Oregon, was at his local grocery store when a man who was following him around the store pulled out a knife in an attempt to rob him. Daymond pulled out his Byrna when the person ran off. He found out later that there was another robbery in that same parking lot by the man with the knife – Daymond says that Byrna saved his life that night!
Patrick from Pennsylvania was involved in a road rage incident with his mom. Patrick says a driver was yelling at them, tailing them, slamming on his brakes when he pulled out a gun on Patrick and his mother. Patrick reached for his Byrna and told the other drive to back off. The driver got back in his car while Patrick called the police. Patrick says he trusts the Byrna with his life and he wouldn’t give it up for anything.