Originally Posted by retired
Like Ron, I carried the Smith as my backup gun and in my pants pocket. I never carried it in an ankle holster on duty. The reason I did not was due to knowing of two deputies who were involved in a fight with a suspect for their duty gun. They were unable to reach their ankle gun during the fight and only after fighting to their utmost, where they able to overcome the suspect and cuff them.
That was the day they both stop carrying on their ankle and as a result, I do not recommend them. Just my 2 cents.
Cuey, you might want to reconsider the ankle holster upon reading this earlier post of mine. I only used an ankle holster off duty and it was used infrequently at that. Since I've retired, I've never used it. That is mostly because I'd rather have the 11 rounds of 9mm and an extra mag of 10 than 5 rounds of .38 and a speed loader with 5 more.