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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.

Alpha Elite from Point Blank

October 17, 2014
From the Elite to the Street. IACP Booth #1507

Video: Cleveland Officer "Okay" After Shot in Vest

October 13, 2014
A Cleveland police officer is said to be doing "okay" after being shot during a police-involved shooting. He was shot in the chest, but his vest prevented serious injury.

The Safariland Group Wins $6,000,000 Body Armor Contract for the State of California

September 30, 2014
The Safariland Group announced today that it has been awarded a $6,000,000 two-year contract from the State of California for its Second Chance body armor. This contract is for Second Chance Summit, Prism, and Prism MT series body armor products for all California agency employees requiring ballistics and stab protection, and allows for two one-year contract extensions.

2 Colorado Officers Shot, Wounded in Exchange of Gunfire

July 6, 2014
Two Lakewood (Colo.) PD officers were shot by a man reported to be despondent at a Lakewood home Saturday night.

New York Introduces Program to Help Officers Buy Vests

June 9, 2014
The New York attorney general is introducing a statewide program on Monday that offers law enforcement agencies financial help with buying bulletproof vests.

External Vest Carrier

May 30, 2014
Mocean's new two-tone, lightweight external vest carriers are designed to accommodate the majority of ballistic body armor vests that are currently worn under a uniform shirt.

Ballistic Vest Grant Funding Hits Roadblock in U.S. Senate

May 9, 2014
Coburn said the Constitution gives the federal government no role in funding local police departments.

Police Product Test: Point Blank Alpha Elite Vest

May 8, 2014

The Alpha Elite is soft, concealable body armor, available in NIJ Level II or IIIA for both male and female cuts and is NIJ 0101.06 compliant. Basically the same stuff we all wear on duty right now. Now let's talk about what sets it apart from technology of the past.

PetArmor Promotes "National Thank a Police Dog Week," Donates K-9 Vests

April 29, 2014
To assist Americans with showing their appreciation for law enforcement K-9s, PetArmor has declared the week of April 28, 2014, "National Thank a Police Dog Week." People can send thanks to police K-9s this week via the company's Website.

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.
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