Something I've been wondering about...

Discussion in 'Texas Concealed Handgun (CHL)' started by Amistad, Aug 31, 2009.

  1. Amistad

    Amistad Member

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    I've had my CHL for a couple years and unless on my way to work, I carry most of the time. Recently, I've had two occasions where my wife and I have been seated only a few feet from two uniformed cops in restaurants that we frequent. Both times I've been armed.

    Is there anything to be gained by walking over and revealing to said cops that you are carrying? I just wondered if that would make a difference in the unlikely event that gunfire were to break out in the establishment...

    Your thoughts are welcomed. :happy0001:

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  2. Maxpower

    Maxpower Active Member

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    IMO, no
     
  3. Texas42

    Texas42 TGT Addict

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    no. I wouldn't tell a cop that you had a gun.

    If there was a bad guy walk into a place with uniformed officer. . . . . I'd let the officers handle it if they could.

    No sense getting shot by a police if you can avoid it.
     
  4. DoubleActionCHL

    DoubleActionCHL Well-Known

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    Nothing to be gained, and much to be lost. No.
     
  5. ExpatBen

    ExpatBen New Member

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    Part of your own security is that people don't know you are carrying a gun. The less people know the better.

    If you did tell them, best case is they think you are a little crazy, worst case is they might not like that and want to find some reason to detain you.

    It's not worth the time and effort and there is nothing to be gained.

    Of course if you are detained, or have an official type conversation with them, you have to tell them you are carrying, it's the law.
     
  6. Amistad

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    Many thanks!

    I appreciate the replies. Looks like "mum" is the word in this matter.

    Amistad
     

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