ejector is flush with slide
means unloaded
cocked semi-automatic

Details of a German HK USP. Lines below the barrel are accessory rails. Softer recoil than most 9mm handguns.

While on the large side for a carry gun, the USP is nonetheless a very appropriate tool for converting would-be rapists into cadavers. It is one of the guns I use when introducing new shooters to full-size autoloaders. Show below is one of our neighbors showing off its utility.

This one got claws