The Safariland model 6280 holster is the base model of Self Locking System (SLS) series of holsters. It includes a unique rotating hood design. This holster also features a universal belt loop that mounts on a 2 or 2.25 duty belt. With no snap, the Safariland 6280 holsters SLS design allows for a smoother single-motion draw and greater protection against attempted weapon takeaways. The hood can only be released by being simultaneously pushed down and rotated forward and actually becomes more secure when upward force is applied. It is also far less likely to release accidentally than conventional thumb break snaps. The 6280 holster features a tensioning device, which, when firmly adjusted becomes a level iii retention holster. SLS (Self Locking System) mid-ride position allows for excellent weapon protection and quick easy draw top draw and straight drop cant for pistols or revolvers level iii with optional sentry installed or tension screw properly adjusted level iv with optional sentry installed and tension screw properly adjusted available plain black, basket weave, hi-gloss, or nylon look finishes.