The ALS is often called a thumb release or lever, and it sits to the inside of the body of the holster against the user. The system uses an internal locking mechanism that secures the gun in all directions simply upon re-holstering. To release the firearm from a positive lock, the operator must press the lever back.
What is ALS locking system?
The automatic locking system (ALS) is a simple locking mechanism which locks onto the ejection port of the weapon. The weapon is released by putting pressure on a lever with your thumb during your natural draw sequence. When re-holstering the weapon, the ALS locks the firearm automatically upon re-holstering.
What is a trigger guard detent holster?
A handgun holster has detent features, preferably confronting detent jaws mounted on inside surfaces of the holster adapted to be displaced by the trigger guard of a handgun upon insertion of the handgun, then to move into engagement with the trigger guard to present detent force to resist handgun withdrawal.
What is a Level 3 duty holster?
The serpa level 3 auto lock duty holster has the serpa auto lock release. Includes a passive retention detent adjustment screw and thumb-activated pivot guard for additional security. Full-length holster body protects rear sights and includes an innovative jacket Slot duty belt loop.
What is a Level 4 retention holster?
Level Four retention holster: a Level Four holster has three retention devices in addition to passive retention for a total of four retention mechanisms. These are much rarer than Level III holsters and are essentially the ultimate in holster retention.
What is retention level?
In simple term, Retention level means the organization level at which a specific data can be maintained. To be more precise, let us say about pricing.
What level holster Do police use?
Even if a law enforcement officer is comfortable drawing regularly from a level 3 holster, they need to also be able to make that draw while under stress. Level II and III are the most secure for duty holsters.
Are Safariland holsters any good?
Overall I’m very happy with this holster! … I found this holster finally and the gun fits very nice and secure in this holster, the retention system with thumb release is working perfectly. I can draw the weapon very fast with this system and it’s just what I was looking for, hand ends up in a good position on the gun.
What is a level 2 duty holster?
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. The SERPA Auto-Lock is an internal locking system that secures a gun when holstered by engaging the trigger guard.
What is trigger detent?
Trigger first detent is for shooting the TGP laser, second detent is for shooting the gun. In the Hornet, having mapped the second detent is enough to also trigger the laser, albeit it’s a toggle and not a push and hold over there.