Do you know how to safely holster a loaded handgun? When does that safety need to be engaged? Check out this NROI Tips video to learn more.
In the video, they demonstrate holstering with a single action firearm with a thumb safety. What about striker fired pistols with trigger safeties and no external safety? The safeties on those pistols are engaged as long as the finger remains off the trigger. What about double action or selective action pistols? If the hammer is back and the safety is not applied when holstering, then it would be a DQ per 10.5.11.2. If the hammer has been manually lowered or the decocking lever has been used, then the pistol can be safely holstered. And since revolvers are double action, the hammer always needs to be down to be safely holstered.
Remember that 10.5.11 also covers placing a loaded firearm, handgun or PCC, on a surface. Handguns need to be in the same conditions as in the holster and PCCs need to have the safety engaged the entire time the firearm is placed on a surface.
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