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Minnesota Officers Shoot, Kill Ballistic Vest-Wearing Suspect

March 17, 2015
Police were called to 411 White Bear Ave. around 3:20 p.m. because someone saw a man carrying what appeared to be a rifle. The man was also said to be wearing a bulletproof vest.

The Basics of Body Armor

March 2, 2015
Ballistic armor is designed to absorb a bullet's energy on impact, slowing the bullet, and flattening it to stop penetration.

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.

Police Unions Call for Mandatory Body Armor, Seat Belt Policies

November 21, 2014
During the past three decades, 42% of police killed in auto accidents were not wearing seat belts, according to a NHTSA review. Law enforcement estimates of seat belt compliance hover around 50%, well below the 86% rate of compliance among the general public.

New Jersey Officer Saved by Body Armor During Shootout

November 6, 2014

A New Jersey police officer was saved by a bulletproof vest Wednesday afternoon after being shot by a suspect on a bicycle. More Here.

Video: New Jersey Officer Saved by Body Armor During Shootout

November 6, 2014
According to police, East Orange Sgt. Michael Williams was fired upon several times on North Oraton Parkway around 11:30 a.m., after he attempted to stop 29-year-old city resident Robert O'Neil, who was riding a bicycle.

TSSI and Point Blank Awarded FBI Personal Body Armor Kits Contract

October 20, 2014
Tactical & Survival Specialties, Inc. (TSSi) announced today that after a stringent selection process, it has been awarded the 12-month contract for personal body armor kits for the FBI. TSSI has partnered with Point Blank Enterprises (PBE) to provide seven different armor kits for use by special agents and other designated personnel during the performance of their duties.

Alpha Elite from Point Blank

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

Hardwire Armor Systems

October 17, 2014
Designed from Department of Defense technology and with input from law enforcement professionals, Hardwire brings ultra lightweight armor protection to the line of duty. IACP Booth #1433

Officer Saved by Vest, Suspect Killed in Colorado Gunfight

October 6, 2014
The officer was shot in his bulletproof vest. It's not known how many times the suspect was shot. Both men were taken to the Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland. Fort Collins patrol officers are required to wear bulletproof vests.

SPEED Plate

September 18, 2014
SPEED Plate – the Ultimate in Special Threats Protection

Slain South Carolina Deputy was Shot Through His Vest by AK-Style Rifle

September 11, 2014
Several bullets from the weapon similar to an AK-47 killed Deputy Joseph Matuskovic, 43, after they punctured his armor, Sheriff Al Cannon said.

Body Armor Comfort and Protection

September 4, 2014

By using a wide variety of new ballistic materials and through proprietary design technologies, the makers of soft body armor are starting to produce some innovative vests that meet the NIJ .06 standard, provide excellent threat protection, and give wearers improved comfort.

Video: Armor Plates Given to Indy Police by 8-Year-Old Boy

September 4, 2014
When Officer Perry Renn was shot and killed in the line of duty, the Indianapolis community mourned his passing, but one 8-year-old boy named Jacen Troxell decided to go to work.

Armor Plates Given to Indy Police by 8-Year-Old Boy

September 4, 2014

When Officer Perry Renn was shot and killed in the line of duty, the Indianapolis community mourned his passing, but one 8-year-old boy named Jacen Troxell decided to go to work. More Home.

Weapons, Body Armor Found at Seattle Home After Fatal Shooting

September 1, 2014
Seattle police said they found a stockpile of weapons and body armor in the home of a man who was fatally shot by police Saturday night after he fired on officers.

Shot Houston Officer Saved by Vest, Suspect Killed

August 14, 2014
Houston police officer John Calhoun didn't have any choice about wearing his protective vest when he was sent to investigate a call about a suspicious person.

Video: NYPD Detective Saved by Vest During Greenwich Village Shootout with Fugitive

July 29, 2014
When NYPD Det. Mario Muniz, 45, was hit in the upper-right chest by one of California child molestation suspect Richard Thomas Mozdir's bullets yesterday during a Greenwich Village shootout, it was stopped by his bullet-resistant vest.

NYPD Detective Saved by Vest During Greenwich Village Shootout with Fugitive

July 29, 2014

When NYPD Det. Mario Muniz, 45, was hit in the upper-right chest by one of California child molestation suspect Richard Thomas Mozdir's bullets yesterday during a Greenwich Village shootout yesterday, it was stopped by his bullet-resistant vest. Read Full Story Here.

Texas SWAT Officer Shot in Vest Serving Warrant

June 6, 2014
A Grand Prairie, Texas, police officer suffered non-life threatening injuries when shot while serving a search warrant Thursday night.
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