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Information for Chiefs and Executives

As leaders of law enforcement, we have an obligation to oversee the safety of all who work under our command. We encourage you to put officer safety at the forefront of your leadership and use the information on this web site as a primer for your agency's selection, care and use of this life-saving piece of equipment. Read more

Corrections

The potential for deadly assaults on those who work in prisons and jails across the country is much different from assaults on law enforcement officers. The threats to corrections officers most often are in the form of knife blades and spike-style weapons that have been improvised from a variety of materials and objects commonly available in corrections facilities. Read more

History of Soft Body Armor

VIDEO SPOTLIGHT

FEATURES

FEMALE FIT INFORMATION
Proper fit is an important element of the protective capability of any officer's vest because it helps to ensure sufficient coverage of the torso and vital organs, while allowing range of motion to perform expected tasks. Proper fit is even more important for female officers because of their unique features. Read more

RECENT SAVES IN THE NEWS

November 10, 2016: - A New York police officer who struggled with a burglary suspect after a foot pursuit, was saved from a knife attack by wearing his body armor. Read the story here.

October 22, 2016: - A Columbus, Georgia police officer who was shot during a burglary investigation was saved by wearing his ballistic-resistant vest. Read the story here.

October 20, 2016:- A Paris, (KY) Police Officer was shot Tuesday night inside a home while trying to make contact with an individual. He was wearing his body armor which is being credited with saving his life. A standoff ensued at the residence. Read the story here.

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