Re: announcing you are carrying concealed to a police officer during a traffic stop?
There's no legal requirement to inform a police officer that you are carrying a concealed weapon. I opened a discussion a few years ago about how I did NOT inform when I was stopped:
Hope this thread helps you in reviewing the varied opinions and viewpoints on the issue. However, while evaluating said discussions, understand that legally, there is no duty to inform.
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