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Why Concealed Carry Training Important For Senior Citizens

7 Reasons why concealed carry training important for senior citizens

According to the National Crime Victimization Survey, in 2012 there were an estimated 1.2 million violent crimes committed against persons’ age 65 and older. That’s a rate of 9 per 1,000 persons’ age 65 or older, up from 6 per 1,000 in 2007. The vast majority of these crimes – more than 90 percent – are property crimes such as burglary, theft, and motor vehicle theft. But almost 10 percent are violent crimes such as rape, sexual assault, robbery, and aggravated assault.