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Reader poll: 78% carry off duty most of the time

Training for concealed and off-duty carry is just as important as on-duty firearms training


This information comes from a recent Police1 poll. Polls are updated on the P1 homepage twice a month and open to all P1 readers. Make your voice heard HERE in our latest poll.

This month, we asked our readers two questions relating to off-duty carry. Here are the results:

It should come as no surprise that the majority of our readership who participated in the poll carry off duty most of the time.

Interestingly, in a separate poll, most readers said they do not receive any type of off-duty carry training from their agencies. But there are a number of things – from departmental policies to LEOSA considerations – that make training for concealed and off-duty carry just as important as on-duty firearms training.

Check out the following articles to learn more:

How do you train for off-duty carry? Would you like your agency to offer training? Email and share your thoughts in the comments section, and don’t forget to weigh in on our latest poll.

Cole Zercoe previously served as Senior Associate Editor of Lexipol’s and His award-winning features focus on the complexity of policing in the modern world.

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