The 19 Gen 3 has made a reputation for itself for being reliable and accurate. It has been used and trusted by law enforcement for years. The Gen 3 has a wide variety of aftermarket parts available for it and is easy to dissemble. The safe action design allows the end user a smooth double action trigger pull that is the same every time. It is chambered in 9mm and holds 15 rounds. Overall this pistol would be great for concealed carry or home defense.