On its fourth generation, the Glock 22 is among the most popular .40 S&W caliber pistols used as a U.S. police service pistols. It holds more rounds for its size and weight than most other full-sized pistols, according to Glock. It comes with features like a modular, ergonomic grip design, and Glock’s Safe Action system—which consists of three independent automatic safeties. Check out our overview, then browse our Glock 22 concealed carry holsters above.
The Glock 22 includes features like (the aforementioned) a modular backstrap design which allows for a customized, tailored grip that fits nearly any sized hand, without altering the grip angle. This creates an optimal high, secure grip for easy manipulation and handling perfect for quick target acquisition with the help of the standard, fixed steel sights.
Like all Glocks, the G22 has all the intuitive operations fans have come to expect of the manufacturer. This pistol also comes hammerless with an internal striker and a three part safety system. When it comes to safety, the Glock 22 uses Glock’s Safe Action trigger system. This three-part system involves a trigger safety, a striker block, and a separate mechanism in the striker itself which is kept only partially cocked, until the trigger is pulled by the user. There is no other external safety. This Safe Action system was designed to prevent accidental discharge.
All these features combine with the pistols dimensions to create an optimal concealed carry pistol option. Overall the Glock 22 is 7.32 inches long, 5.4 inches tall, and almost 1.2 inches wide. Weighing almost 23 ounces empty, this pistol can ride all day comfortably in the right IWB holster. Try one of our Glock 22 Kydex holsters today.
Caliber: .40 S&W
Weight: 22.75 oz. empty
Capacity: 15+1 / 16+1 / 22+1
Cost: $539.00 MSRP