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Bark-9 Armor Carrier

August 12, 2016
Safariland's all-new Protech Tactical Bark-9 carrier is designed to meet the needs of police dogs for coverage, flexibility, and maneuverability.

A Revolution in Body Armor

July 8, 2016

The second generation of 06 Standard-certified vests includes II and IIIA armor that weighs less than a pound per square foot while offering remarkable flexibility.

Video: Denver Firefighters Using Ballistic Vests, Helmets

July 5, 2016
When first responders in Denver are called to an active shooting scene, police officers and SWAT teams are no longer the only ones wearing bullet-resistant gear. Denver firefighters are now outfitted with Kevlar vests and helmets.

Denver Firefighters Using Ballistic Vests, Helmets

July 5, 2016
Denver firefighters are now outfitted with Kevlar vests and helmets so they, too, are protected from gunfire on scene with Denver PD SWAT and patrol officers when necessary. More Here.

Special Ballistic Protection

May 5, 2016

Be it in the form of a vest, helmet, blanket, or even a detachable car-door shield, these products are designed to protect law enforcement officers from gunfire.

ATS Armor LLC Receives Order from Miami-Dade PD for 500 Active Shooter Kits

April 11, 2016
ATS Armor LLC was selected to provide 500 Active Shooter Kits to the Miami-Dade Police Department. The Active Shooter Kit consists of at least one front and one back torso stand-alone hard armor plate and a tactical carrying vest to be worn by the officers.

Two-In-One Plate Carrier

March 29, 2016
When a threat situation escalates and more than one operator needs hard armor protection, Point Blank's Two-In-One Plate Carrier is designed to deliver the instant solution.

Point Blank Enterprises Forms Joint Venture in Mexico; Establishes 'Protactic by Point Blank'

February 24, 2016
Point Blank Enterprises has entered into a joint venture in Mexico with Protactic, a 100% owned Mexican company, specializing in the development, manufacture, and commercialization of a wide range of garments and accessories.

NYPD Finishes Unveiling of New Bullet-Resistant Vests

February 23, 2016
The early morning shooting in which a bullet-resistant vest saved 29-year-old Police Officer Andrew Yurkiw from certain death occurred as the NYPD finishes up its roll-out of new state-of-the art slug stoppers, officials said.

CNN's Anderson Cooper and Retired SEAL Donate K-9 Ballistic Vests

January 15, 2016
Three days after a Norfolk, VA, police dog was shot and killed in a standoff with a man who'd barricaded himself in his home, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper has donated enough money to outfit the Police Department's entire K-9 unit with ballistic vests.

Point Blank Enterprises to Unveil Alpha Elite Black at SHOT Show 2016

January 12, 2016
Point Blank Enterprises today announced the introduction of the Alpha Elite Black, a product extension of the Alpha Elite Series. The latest Alpha Elite Black ballistics model is an enhancement to the previous Alpha Elite design, offering an additional 17% weight reduction while still providing the same high level of protection.

Steelers' Quarterback Announces Seattle Area K-9 Grants

November 30, 2015
The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation at The Giving Back Fund will be distributing grants to the Renton and Bellevue Police Departments in Washington.

Video: Vest Saves Pennsylvania Officer's Life

September 1, 2015
A Delaware County, Pa., police officer's life was saved by the U.S. Armor ballistic vest he was wearing when police say an armed man shot him early Sunday morning.

FBI Says Ballistic Vests, Seat Belts Not Worn in Many Officer Deaths

May 13, 2015
Of the 46 officers killed by firearms in 2014, 11 were not wearing bullet-resistant vests. During the same period, 10 of 28 officers killed in vehicle accidents were not wearing seat belts. Six of the 10 auto accident victims, according to the FBI report, were ejected from their vehicles during the crashes.

SafeGuard Develops New LE Plate Carrier Body Armor System: StealthPro

April 13, 2015
SafeGuard Armor's new StealthPro vest offers ballistic, stab, and spike protection, with 100% DuPont Kevlar armor panels, and a choice of NIJ level 2 or 3A protection as standard. With SAPI plate pockets on the front and rear, officers can add hard ballistic plates, for enhanced defense up to levels III and IV.

Rochester PD Receives Safety Equipment Grant from The Spirit of Blue Foundation

April 13, 2015
The Spirit of Blue Foundation announced today that it has awarded a Safety Equipment Grant to the Rochester (N.Y.) Police Department for the purchase of eight ballistic vests valued at $10,440.

Alpha Elite

January 30, 2015
Without mobility, you can’t do your job. That’s why Point Blank created Alpha Elite, now declassified for the street.

SHOT Show 2015: Three Safariland Saves Club Members Recognized

January 21, 2015
Today, the Safariland Group formally recognized three law enforcement officers who were saved in the line of fire by Safariland body armor: Officer Dorian DeSantis of the Washington D.C. Metro Police Department, Officer Garret Osilka of the Loveland (Colo.) Police Department, and Officer John Calhoun of the Houston (Texas) Police Department.

NYPD's ESU to Wear Point Blank Alpha Elite Vests

December 2, 2014
Point Blank Enterprises announced today that the New York Police Department’s Emergency Service Unit (ESU), after roughly two years of evaluating and testing body armor systems from various manufacturers, awarded Point Blank Enterprises a multi-year contract to outfit all ESU officers with the company's Alpha Elite body armor system.

Releasable Body Armor Vest

October 27, 2014
Tacprogear Black's Releasable Body Armor Vest (RBAV) is designed for tactical operators demanding superior upper torso ballistic coverage, full range of motion, and quick release capability.
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