Off duty officer thwarts Pa. bank robber

Editor's Note: Street Survival Seminar instructor Betsy Brantner Smith encourages officers to always be prepared off duty as well as on duty. An unofficial poll conducted during a Street Survival Seminar revealed that about one third to one half of the officers attending carry an off duty firearm (this varies regionally).

Learn more about off duty carry by reading the following training articles:
No excuses to not carry
Training to carry off duty
Off duty survival: Are you ready to fight?
10 tips for officers engaged in off duty incidents

By Michael A. Fuoco
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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