Personal safety is important to most people, even to the point that businesses will be inspected to ensure that their work environment is as safe as possible. Safety is a number one priority for almost any establishment, so why should it be any different for your own well-being? If you have ever been caught in a compromising and dangerous situation where you have felt defenseless, applying for a conceal and carry permit so that you can properly defend yourself and your loved ones from any potential danger.
What To Consider –
In order to attain a CCW (carrying a concealed weapon) license, assuming that such a license is available in your area, you must undergo an extensive background check process and complete required educational courses that inform you on safe and responsible firearm ownership and use. Glocks and other similar firearms make for great handguns that are easy to carry and hard to damage. Keep in mind that you cannot “conceal and carry” anywhere you are, even if you have the permit. You absolutely should never bring your firearm into a hospital or school, it makes for too many unnecessary risks and it is unlikely that you would be forced to use it regardless.
Don’t Let It Go To Your Head –
Once you attain your CCW, it is imperative that you remember that firearm use is a last resort. If you are not out of any other options to defuse a dangerous situation and you must resort to using your firearm, retain the mindset that it is a weapon and should not be used on a whim. Consider every possibility when assessing a situation. Avoid a “gung-ho” attitude, you are not law enforcement, let trained professionals handle danger.
A CCW is a great way to maintain safety to you and your family when traveling. You never know when something could happen and it’s important that you’re prepared.