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North Carolina Officer Shot in Back, Saved by Vest

June 17, 2018
Statesville Police Chief Joe Barone said that Officer Tyler Horn was struck in the back, but Horn’s body armor prevented serious injury.

Pennsylvania Officers Shot Responding to Kidnapping Call

June 13, 2018
Police went to the house around 10:45 p.m. after a woman told them that two of her teenage sons were possibly being held hostage there in connection with stolen drugs and money.

Border Patrol Agent Shot, Saved by Vest in Arizona

June 13, 2018
The agent was struck several times and apparently returned fire. The agent, a 21-year veteran of the Border Patrol and a trained paramedic, called for help through his car radio and bandaged himself until medical support could reach him, officials said.

Video: West Virginia Officer Shot in Burglary Recognized for Bravery

May 23, 2018
Patrolman E. Seth Johnson was responding to a burglary on Albert Street when the suspect shot him in the front upper torso which was protected by his Point Blank ballistic vest.

West Virginia Officer Shot in Burglary Recognized for Bravery

May 23, 2018
A Charleston, WV, police officer who was shot in the line of duty was recognized for his bravery Tuesday with an award from the company that makes the body armor that saved his life. Patrolman E. Seth Johnson received the Point Blank National SAVES Recognition Award. More Here.

4 Oklahoma Troopers Injured in Gunfight and Explosion Serving Warrant, Suspect Killed

May 11, 2018
Troopers said the building appeared to be wired with explosives and at least one detonated. The building was consumed by the fire. Troopers used a flash bang during the encounter, but they said it did not start the fire.

New Jersey Officers Praised for Not Shooting Back After One Shot During 2017 Warrant Service

May 4, 2018
Newark police executed a search warrant on a Goodwin Avenue home on Oct. 14, 2017. During the course of the investigation Detective Joe Soares was shot in the chest. His body armor saved his life.

Missouri Deputy Shot in Vest Serving Warrant, Suspect Found Dead After Standoff

February 26, 2018
Marshals Service said the suspect fired shots at the officers when they exited their vehicles. The officers then returned fire.

Video: North Carolina Officer Shot, Suspect Killed in Thursday Gunfight

February 16, 2018
Henderson police spokesman Lt. Chris Ball said the officer, whose name hasn't been released, was serving a narcotics search warrant at a residence.

North Carolina Officer Shot, Suspect Killed in Thursday Gunfight

February 16, 2018
Henderson police spokesman Lt. Chris Ball said the officer, whose name hasn't been released, was serving a narcotics search warrant at a residence. More Here.

DSM and Point Blank Enterprises to Recognize LEOs Saved by Alpha Elite Ballistics Vests

January 21, 2018
At SHOT Show 2018 in Las Vegas, DSM and Point Blank Enterprises will celebrate the success of Point Blank's Alpha Elite ballistics vests by recognizing seven law enforcement officers saved during 2017 line-of-duty shootings when their Alpha Elite vests stopped the threats faced.

Safariland Announces 2,000th Body Armor Save

December 18, 2017
On the night of the incident, Officer Pierce and her K-9 Lex were responding to a call regarding a suspect breaking into vehicles. As she arrived on scene, the suspect fled on a bicycle; Officer Pierce released her K-9, who immediately pursued and detained the suspect. As Officer Pierce closed in to take the suspect into custody, he produced a .45 caliber handgun and shot Pierce at close range directly in the chest, police report.

Suspect in Shooting of 2 MO Officers in Custody After Standoff

December 14, 2017
Two St. Louis-area police officers were saved by their body armor Thursday morning when they were both shot in the chest by a gunman who then barricaded himself in a home, police say.

2 MO Officers Shot in the Chest, Saved by Armor

December 14, 2017
A witness said a man opened fire on the officers from about 15 feet after they pepper-sprayed him in a scuffle on a front lawn.

Video: Point Blank Honors 20 Officers Saved by Their Ballistic Vests

December 5, 2017
Point Blank honored 20 officers whose lives were saved by Point Blank body armor. "These Officers represent the Best of the Best and truly exemplify bravery, strength, and commitment to excellence," the company posted on Facebook.

Point Blank Honors 20 Officers Saved by Their Ballistic Vests

December 5, 2017
Point Blank honored 20 officers whose lives were saved by Point Blank body armor. The company's annual Saves Recognition Event was held at its Pompano Beach, FL, manufacturing headquarters Monday. More Here.

WV Officer Shot in Chest, Saved by Body Armor

November 28, 2017
"Everything happens for a reason," Johnson said. "It could've been several officers going through that door, that could've meant several officers shot ... so if it was me taking one round, versus my buddies taking several, I would take that any day." More Here.

Video: WV Officer Shot in Chest, Saved by Body Armor

November 28, 2017
"Everything happens for a reason," Johnson said. "It could've been several officers going through that door, that could've meant several officers shot ... so if it was me taking one round, versus my buddies taking several, I would take that any day."

WV Officer, 2 Others Shot at Burglary Call; One Dead

November 17, 2017
Police say when Patrolman S. Johnson entered the home, he encountered gunfire from a man identified as Seth Hardwick. Patrolman Johnson was struck once in the torso.

MS Officer Saved by Body Armor, Suspect Killed in Gunfight

November 6, 2017
A suspect, who fired multiple rounds at a Meridian (MS) Police officer, was shot and killed during an exchange of gunfire early Sunday morning, authorities report. The officer was shot twice in the chest and saved by his body armor.
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