are there any statistics backing up carry, concealed or open
This is a discussion on are there any statistics backing up carry, concealed or open within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by boatman
They must exist, just don't know where. In how many instances were robbery or assault prevented, etc. I has having this ...
November 7th, 2011 09:06 PM
November 8th, 2011 11:03 AM
I also recommend Lott. he is an honest researcher and as one said, the book is not exciting to tread. It is not supposed to be.
Originally Posted by marcclarke
Best way to win a gun fight? "That's easy, don't show up." --Wyatt Earp
--If you’re carrying a gun for self-defense, don’t practice like a marksman. Practice like a gunfighter.
--Always be nice until it's time not to be nice.
November 8th, 2011 02:20 PM
One can never know if open carry prevented a crime. By lacking this information, one can only guess at a conclusion.
The 1911 is an antiquated weapons system but then again, so am I.
Retired SF(SP) CMSgt 1979-2005
November 8th, 2011 02:43 PM
I don't think there is accurate info around about that unless there was a shooting involved. Then it would be in Police Records
Originally Posted by boatman
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