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Off-Duty Carry

Smith & Wesson Launches New Concealed Carry 9mm

A new optic cut pattern allows the user to mount their choice of sight for enhanced accuracy and the 3.675-inch barrel gives a longer sight radius for increased iron sight precision. The equalizer also features a new grip texture and pattern designed to give you more control when firing and more comfort when carrying.

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Off-Duty Chicago Cop Exchanges Gunfire During Attempted Carjacking

One of the carjackers jumped out and pointed a gun at her. But he did not realize that he was attempting to rob an off-duty police officer who was armed.

Carrying Off Duty

There are important issues you should consider when choosing what weapon to carry, what holster to secure it, and what ammo to use.

Holosun Adds to Pistol Optic Line with the EPS and EPS Carry

Holosun has maintained its tradition of providing useful and high-quality optics. With the surge in the pistol market for defensive carry and competition, the EPS and EPS Carry comfortably fill both rolls and make cross-training painless.

L.A. Police Commission May Change Rules Covering Drinking by Armed Off-Duty Officers

“No one wants anyone using a firearm while impaired,” said Eileen Decker, the commission president. “A more specific policy — the time may have come for that.”

Off-Duty Tennessee Officer Stops Shooting at Local Bar

An off-duty officer with the Guthrie (TN) Police Department stopped a domestic dispute from turning deadly as it devolved into a shooting in the parking lot of a local bar over the weekend.

The Law and the LEOSA Carry Right

The Law Enforcement Officer Safety Act says that officers and retired officers can carry concealed in all areas of the United States. But it's not that simple.

Alabama Sheriff Amends Policy, Allowing Deputies to Drive to Church in Patrol Vehicles

Sheriff Rick Singleton has amended the policy of the Lauderdale County (AL) Sheriff's Office regarding off-duty use of agency vehicles, now allowing deputies to drive to church in their squad cars.

Off-Duty California Officer Accidentally Shoots Himself in Leg

An off-duty officer with the Bear Valley (CA) Police Department accidentally shot himself in the leg at a golf course on New Year's Eve.

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7 More Tips for Off-Duty Officer Safety

Several recent events served as a reminder that off-duty officers risk coming under attack, as well as coming into contact with crimes in progress while not in uniform. Here are seven thoughts on staying safe when you're not on the job.

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