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Sweat Suits: Ballistic Vests

September 1, 2003

The bad news is, regardless of comfort, you need to wear your vest. The good news is, the manufacturers of ballistic vests and other innovators are working on ways to make wearing a vest more bearable.

Bullet Proof

June 1, 2003

Good guys are not the only ones wearing armor these days.

IACP 2002: Best of Show

December 1, 2002

Large trade shows can be overwhelming for everyone involved. They are a blur of seminars, awards banquets, industry schmooze sessions, and aisle after aisle of exhibits and demonstrations.

Body Armor Ultimax

November 1, 2002
Ultimax from Second Chance is a new line of armor that combines the technologies used in the company's ninth generation Ultima (Zyloflex IX, SimuLITE) and 6th generation Monarch Summit (Araflex IV, ButterflyLITE) ballistic vests. As part of the Ultimax package, each vest will come with a new and thin lightweight carrier and a high performance athletic T-shirt.

Shock Absorbers

August 1, 2002

If you are shot while wearing body armor, you will still feel the energy of the bullet's impact. But if the armor works, the force will be spread out over your entire torso rather than in just a specific area.

By Popular Demand

April 1, 2002

Based on reader requests, this is the list of your top product picks for 2001.

$25M in Grants Available for Bulletproof Vests

January 24, 2002
The Justice Department's Office of Justice Programs (OJP) is making $25 million available to help law enforcement agencies across the nation obtain bulletproof vests. The OJP's Bureau of Justic Assistance (BJA) has opened the application process for the FY 2002 Bulletproof Vest Partnership Program.

Monarch +P+ Vest

January 1, 2002
The Monarch +P+ from Second Chance combines the anti-ballistic armor of the Monarch with the puncture resistance of the Prism corrections vest. The vest's protection technology is combined with the GORE-TEX Comfort Cool water/ oil-proof, moisture vapor breathable pad cover and a custom fit guarantee.

Vested Interests

August 1, 2001

Women have filled varied roles in law enforcement for nearly a century, yet only with the equal opportunity acts of the '60s and '70s did the numbers of female patrol officers rise noticeably. Subsequently, duty gear began to tentatively adapt to the needs of female officers.

Texas Breakout

March 1, 2001

The suspect's actions, tactics used, and weapon information is something every SWAT or patrol officer needs to be aware of.

Remember the Basics

March 1, 2000

If officer safety education is so prevalent and well-accepted today, how does one explain the bloody fact that between 50 and 75 officers still perish at the hands of criminals in any given year?

Next-Gen Body Armor

November 1, 1999

Advanced computer programming, combined with materials developed specifically for military defense applications, is leading the way toward the development of the next generation of body armor for law enforcement officers.

Bike Cops Face Deadly Suspects

November 1, 1996

"I've got shots fired!" Huffman shouted over the radio. "Chris, where are you?" An eerie silence followed. "Chris, where are you?" After several seconds, the silence was broken. Try­ing to stay as calm and level-headed as possible, I said, "I've been hit!"The suspect fired a .38 point-blank into my chest strik­ing my left shirt pocket.

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