Thursday, March 3, 2011

Police Guns: The Glock 22

The Glock 22: America's best-selling police pistol

Many Police Officers won't carry any other duty weapon then the Glock 22. I'll briefly explain the history of Glock 22 pistols.

The Glock 22 was first introduced in 1990. Glock was trying to figure out how they could make an impact in the police gun industry and decided on the Glock 22. The Glock 22 gun was designed as alternative to the 9mm and .45 caliber guns. Ever since the release of the Glock 22 is has been very popular in the law enforcement field. In fact, Best Police Guns is fully confident that the majority of police officers carrying a Glock pistol carry the Glock 22.

As we mentioned earlier, Best Police Guns first time shooting was with the Glock 22. The Glock 22 has very little kick back and is very manageable. As a result of the way the Glock 22 is constructed it is very accurate and reliable. The newer versions of the Glock 22 have rail slides on it so that you can easily affix tactical lights to it. It should be noted that Glock only recommends putting the Glock tactical light on it.

Glock 22 specifications:
•Caliber- .40
•Weight (Loaded)- 975 grams
•Weight (Unloaded)- 650 grams
•Length- 7.32 inches
•Barrel Length- 4.49 inches
•Width- 1.18 inches
•Height- 5.43 inches
•Barrel Height- 1.26 inches
•Magazine Capacity- 15
•Trigger Pull- 5.5 lbs
•Trigger Travel- .5 inches
•Line of Sight- 6.49 inches
•Barrel Rifling- Right hand, hexagonal

Glock 22 prices:
The following Glock 22 prices are for Glock 22 pistols with no accessories on it.

Fixed sights: $440.00
Glock sights: $500.00
Trijicon sights: $520.00

There are a lot of accessories that you can put on the Glock 22 pistol. Those accessories include tactical lights, grips, lasers, and custom night sights. All of these Glock accessories will only make your Glock 22 better! And that is tough to do since the Glock 22 is already one of the best police guns.

Find out why the Glock 22 is one of the most popular police guns and head down to your local range and try one out.


  1. I was hoping you would do the Glock, it's the one I have my police officers (in my books) carry. The tactical light and night sights would be good accessories!

  2. I wish they were available in our local gun shop. Truly an iconic gun.