New for 2019: Ruger Security-9 Compact

posted on April 20, 2019

Ruger shook up the gun world last year with the introduction of the Security 9 pistol, offering a full set of features at an affordable price. Now, with the introduction of the new Ruger Security-9 Compact, Ruger is taking the quality and affordability of the Security-9 and packing it into a smaller, lighter and more-concealable pistol. The new Security-9 Compact weighs just 22 ounces, an overall length of 6.5 inches and is just over an inch wide.

The Security-9 Compact ships with two, 9mm Luger, 10-round, flush-fit steel magazines, and also included in the box is a finger grip extension floorplate for added control. 15-round magazines for the Security-9 are also available for purchase at

The Security-9 Compact uses the same Secure Action hammer-fired action LCP series of pistols, which combines the smooth, consistent trigger pull of the LCP with the short, crisp feel and positive reset of a single-action pistol. Additional safety features on the Security-9 Compact include an integrated trigger safety, an external manual safety and a hammer catch to help prevent the hammer from contacting the firing pin unless the trigger is pulled.

The American-made Security-9 Compact has a blued, through-hardened alloy steel slide and barrel. Just like full-size Security-9, the Compact version is built around a rigid, precision-machined, hard-coat anodized aluminum chassis with full-length guide rails and features drift-adjustable sights, a textured grip frame and an easy-to-rack slide.

Security-9 Compact Specifications

  • Capacity: 10+1
  • Barrel Material: Alloy Steel
  • Barrel Finish: Blued
  • Barrel Length: 3.42 inches
  • Overall Length: 6.52 inches
  • Sights: Drift Adjustable
  • Weight: 21.9 ounces
  • Grip Frame: High-Performance, Glass-Filled Nylon
  • Slide Material: Through-Hardened Alloy Steel
  • Slide Finish: Blued
  • Slide Width: 1.02 inches
  • Height: 4.35 inches
  • Grooves: 6
  • Twist1:10-inch RH
  • MSRP: $379.00
More information on the Ruger Security 9 Compact is available at


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