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Prompted by a recent discussion on a FB chat session I searched and reviewed several videos. I found this one particularly interesting since he specifically pointed out how dangerous they are and prompted me to duplicate the process.

How can a P320s fire un-commanded? AKA P320 fires while in its holster? - Bing video

What he fails to do, and what I did was re-assemble the pistol and see if you get the same result! You do not! When lightly pulling the trigger you hat a spot that requires about a 5# pull to fire the gun. If you follow his demo you will hear an audible cliick when the sear releases, this does not happen when assembled

I also measured trigger and guard, 3/8" & 1/2" respectively, and inserted grip only into a Safariland and Serpa holster to check for any possible obstructions.

The Truth About Guns has a good link as well:

About Those SIG P320 Lawsuits . . . - The Truth About Guns

I did find it interesting that mainly, Police out of all the thousands of guns sold, have the problem.

I hope you SIG folks find this informative. I know my P320 is safe when handled safely!
 

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My thought on the Sig P320 is if you don't pull the trigger it won't fire.

Police typically seek to use non-lethal methods to apprehend someone or stop a threat. I think some spend more time on conditioning and strength than firearm proficiency. In short, many often aren't that good with a firearm. Now if someone broke into my home mano-mano is the absolute last option and it would likely be a barking P320 that would stop the threat.
 

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Same here. My neighbor was trained SWAT and trained a lot but my Detective friend only fired his to qualify once a year and admittedly was not a shooter. According to the currant Big City city councils police should focus on social services, not police functions.
 
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Most smaller town forces have guys that are proficient as they have been around guns most of their lives. Sort of like the military we had guys that could shoot a rifle and guys that do so with extreme difficulty. I remember we were shooting for practice and shooting man sized targets at 25 yards. Two of us were bored so we started shooting at the target stand of a guy that was having trouble hitting a silhouette at that distance. We were on each side of him. Eventually the stand collapsed and the cadre called a cease fire and started yelling at the kid that couldn't shoot. It was really hard not to laugh.
 
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