As a CCW carrier (and a graduate of a LE academy but not a officer), these are the things that I carry on my belt everyday and the reason why. Starting from the top of the photo and moving down left to right:
A pair of Smith & Wesson cuffs. Why? You never know when you might actually need them. During the time that DO NOT NEED THEM; when seen by non carriers (or potential perpetrators), they send an unconscious (and open) message to those that see you that you are not a threat to them or the law abiding general public without have to say a single word of explanation.
Next is the ammunition loaded: I carry two types of rounds in a very specific order. I always carry a round loaded in chamber. That round is a GLASER SILVER TIPPED FRAGMENTABLE. Why? Because you not only have to think of your own safety, but the safety of the public around you as well.
Also, most gunfights occur at distances of 10 to 5 feet away. At those distances, the Glaser is very effective with proper shot placement while significantly reducing the risks …Read the Rest
Source:: Concealed Nation