The trick is to conceal the bulge. I carry a Glock 27, usually in a lightweight shoulder rig. But I've used an inside-the-pants holster to carry while wearing shorts and a T-shirt. I was a little paranoid about it being noticeable, but my teenage kids had no idea, so I guess it worked.
Absolutly. I agree with that logic. You figure that most of the true gunfighters in the old west that lived was because they were able to hold steady and aim under duress and fire to ensure that they hit their target everytime. No second chances in those days.
Many police officers appreciate responsible citizens who care enough to get the proper training in order to qualify for a Concealed Carry Permit.
A Licensed Permit enables trained citizens more flexibility and in essence, they provide a service to society - almost like unto under-cover police officials.
While it's mandatory to disclose to an inquiring officer that you have a Concealed Carry Permit (whether you're carrying or not), I've never seen one who was not appreciative for a responsible citizen's service in somewhat backing them up.
Risk to police officers and society is greatly reduced concerning honorable citizens propers trained on the use of firearms.
Those with Concealed Carry Permits are involved in far less shootings or controversial issues than PD's and are viewed as honest, law abiding citizens - just the opposite of those who (literally and figuratively) have hidden agendas / something to hide.
I've spent countless hours either on my hands and knees or bent over, messing up my back, looking for blood. One such instance I remember most was a hog hunt a few years ago in Mississippi. I had never shot a hog so when I poked a hole in this guy; I was determined to find him. Wearing snake leggings, I crawled on my hands and knees through the briars and the brambles and bushes where a rabbit wouldn't go. I found a spot of blood here and there but never the pig. And lucky for me, I didn't find...