FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Tactical Pants - Galls
A popular choice for public safety professionals, the Galls Tactical Pants are...

Top News

SHOT Show 2010: Glock Introduces Gen4 Pistols

January 19, 2010  | 


Glock Inc. introduced a pair of "next gen" pistols at SHOT Show 2010 in Las Vegas — the G17 (9mm) and G22 (.40 caliber) — that add grip options for smaller hands, a dual-action spring to smooth recoil and other features.

As previously reported by POLICE Magazine, the Gen4 Glock pistols also bring a rough-textured grip that's less aggressive than the Glock G22 RTF22 and a reversible magazine release. Glock shifted to more traditional vertical slide serrations from the previous crescent serrations.

Law enforcement officers who stopped by the booth to inquire about the pistols said they welcomed the updates.

"You have more flexibility in hand size," said Jason Jennings, a senior firearms instructor with the Las Vegas Metro Police Department. "And you also have a gun that is easier to control."

The multiple backstraps allow the user to change the circumference of the grip to fit his or her hand size. Three frame options (short, medium or large) can be changed and secured with a single pin.

Individual officers can acquire the pistols for the law enforcement price of $398.20, and earlier-generation Glock pistols are eligible for the company's upgrade credit toward a new pistol.

Request more info about this product / service / company


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

SIG Sauer Introduces the P365 Concealed Carry Pistol
The SIG Sauer P365's patent-pending, narrow-neck, modified double-stack magazine holds 10...
FN Unveils New FN 15 Models Ahead of 2018 SHOT Show
FN America LLC has announced the launch of new additions to the FN 15 series, including a...
Federal Premium Releases New Hydra-Shok Deep for Self-Defense
Federal Premium's new Hydra-Shok Deep is made to deliver improved penetration and superior...
Ruger Releases New Pistol Caliber Carbine
Designed for use with a variety of magazines, the PC Carbine features an easily...
Mission First Tactical Releases Engage AR15/M16 Pistol Grip
The new Mission First Tactical Engage AR15/M16 Pistol Grip is made to increase operator...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
Police Magazine