Level 2 Auto Lock Active Retention: Along with having the same passive retention as a Level 1 holster, a Level 2 holster also has the SERPA Auto-Lock technology. Level 3 Thumb-Activated Pivot Guard: A Level 3 holster encompasses the same features as the Level 1 and 2 holsters, but with the addition of the pivot guard.
Then, what is a level 3 holster?
Level Three retention holster: a Level Three holster has an additional retention device installed. A common design is thumb break or loop in addition to a trigger guard lock.
Also to know, are Serpa holsters safe?
SERPA safety concern in slow motion Even with training, a very slight deviation in draw stroke can result in the trigger entering the trigger guard. Furthermore, the SERPA holster design can lock up in an extreme fashion.
What holsters do cops use?
Here is a look at some of the current duty holsters that offer increased weapon protection.
- BlackHawk Epoch.
- BlackHawk SERPA.
- Dara Duty Holster.
- Gould & Goodrich K391.
- Safariland 070 SSIII.
- Safariland Model 6360.
- Safariland 7360 7TS.
- Uncle Mike's Pro-3 Slim Line.
Is IWB or OWB better?
IWB holsters are superior to OWB holsters when it comes to concealment. With IWB, the holster holds basically all but the handgun grip below the beltline, concealed by the trousers or shorts.