Do you think wearing on-body cameras on duty should be mandatory?
I would be willing to bet cash money that if you were to ask any veteran American law enforcement officer who is over the age of 35 to tell you what a “Military & Police” is, he or she would answer “Smith & Wesson’s most popular revolver.”
You probably think you have seen every possible rifle that can be derived from the basic AR platform. Think again.
The rude awakening thrust into my face during that time (the late '90s) was the fact that the majority (and I mean virtually all) of the new recruits had never shot a revolver, much less seen one in anything other than a movie.
Simply put, revolvers work. And that's something people treasure in these overcomplicated times.
The Chief's Special family carries on its legacy of concealability, reliability and comfort.
The decision of whether or not to carry a backup gun, while a personal one in most cases, is just as obviously important in this and many other situations.