Designed for professionals, the GLOCK 17, in 9x19, is the most widely used law enforcement pistol worldwide. Because of its unsurpassed reliability, above-average magazine capacity of 17 rounds in the standard magazine, and its low weight, it is trusted by law enforcement officers around the globe. With our revolutionary "Safe Action" trigger system, the G17 9x19 pistol is safe, easy, and quick-just what you need in high-pressure situations.
The Glock 17 is a Semi-Automatic and Short Recoil Operated pistol that shoots 9mm Luger ammunition. With a maximum capacity of 17 rounds, the Glock 17 holds more than the average pistols of the same caliber.
The average 9mm Luger bullet has 338 ft-lbs. of energy at the muzzle, which is comparable to the average pistol's round 338 ft-lbs. On average, this round has a muzzle velocity of 1,104 fps , which is about average compared to other pistol rounds.