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Indiana K-9 Gets Donated Vest

April 18, 2014
Sheriff Robert Fyock of the Indiana County (Pa.) Sheriff's Department rests easier now that his K-9 partner, German shepherd Bak, wears a stab- and bullet-resistant vest donated by a concerned citizen.

Minn. Deputy Saved by Vest, Shooters Found Dead

February 27, 2014

Two people are dead and a Douglas County (Minn.) Sheriff's deputy is recovering after an incident involving gunfire near Alexandria on Monday night. Read Full Story Here.

Minnesota Deputy Shot, Suspects Dead

February 25, 2014
Two people are dead and a Douglas County (Minn.) Sheriff’s Deputy was hurt following an officer-involved shooting Monday night southeast of Alexandria.

DSM Dyneema Launches New Ballistic Vest Technology

December 4, 2013
DSM Dyneema, the manufacturer of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMwPE) fiber for body and vehicle armor, has officially introduced DyneemaForce Multiplier Technology, built on its Radical Innovation platform.

Line-of-Duty Deaths: Managing Risk

August 12, 2011

The rash of police murders and assaults this year is small compared to the body count inflicted on cops during the late 1960s and early 1970s. That era's law enforcement blood bath led to the adoption of better police tactics, more comprehensive police training, and the adoption of ballistic armor as standard police equipment.

Lighthawk CBA

June 30, 2011
Concealable Level III and IV hard armor protection is now available thanks to the new Lighthawk CBA. This "Concealable Body Armor" vest holds standard soft armor panels and is durable enough to accommodate 10x12-inch or 8x10-inch hard armor rifle plates.

Bulletproof Vest Partnership Application Period Begins May 13

May 12, 2009
Applications for fiscal year 2009 BVP funds will be accepted beginning tomorrow. All applications must be submitted online to the Bureau of Justice Assistance by 5 p.m. (Eastern Time) on June 24.

Ballistic Transformer

March 1, 2009

Imagine one item that can be deployed as a bomb blanket, a ballistic shield, and a litter for moving the wounded, just for starters. Protective Products International's Multi-Functional Armor Blanket (MFAB) does all this and more.

Armor Holdings Products Settles Zylon Matter with U.S. Department of Justice

October 7, 2008

Armor Holdings Products, LLC (AHP) and the United States, acting through the Department of Justice (DOJ), have agreed to resolve allegations raised by DOJ regarding AHP's sales of Zylon-containing bullet-resistant vests between 2000 and 2005.

Tactical Body Armor

August 1, 2008

A selection of the newest ballistic vests designed for high-risk SWAT missions.

Buzz Kill

July 1, 2008

The ThorShield fabric backing on this Point Blank ballistic vest carrier effectively shorts out electro-conductive devices to prevent a shock.

The ABCs of Body Armor

May 1, 2008

Although it's often called a bulletproof vest, ballistic armor can't make you invincible. It can, however, save your life should you be shot in the vest. And this is no small thing. Just ask anyone who's lived to tell the tale.

Making Body Armor Better

April 1, 2008

It started with a gunfight. Almost 40 years ago a former Marine named Richard Davis was delivering a pizza in downtown Detroit when three men tried to rob him at gunpoint. As he recovered from his wounds, Davis realized the need for lightweight body armor that could be worn by law enforcement officers in the field.

The Shape of Women's Body Armor

October 1, 2007

You don't need to have majored in biology to know that men and women are not created equal—in measurements, that is. That's why female officers need ballistic vests made especially for their unique shapes. And now that women make up a more significant amount of the market share in law enforcement, body armor companies are taking notice.

Tactical Body Armor

November 1, 2006

Body armor has come a long way since the days of knights. But even in today’s police and military operations, the armor is specialized according to the user’s need.

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