The holster that is used worldwide by military and law enforcement professionals, Blackhawk! serpa holsters provide security, efficiency, and comfort. The Sherpa cqc concealment holster securely locks the handgun in place to prevent unwanted removal by using the Sherpa auto lock. The index finger of the drawing hand depresses the auto lock and disengages the mechanism allowing the pistol to be drawn. Using a belt loop or paddle configuration, the Sherpa cqc concealment places the firearm in the ideal location for a fast and smooth draw.