FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Did you attend any events related to National Police Week this year?



Search Result: Body Armor

Displaying 41  -  60  of  189

SHOT Show 2013: Safariland Recognizes Body Armor Saves

January 16, 2013
The Safariland Group honored three officers at SHOT Show who survived harrowing gunfights because they were wearing the company's body armor. The officers told the stories of their encounters with determined, armed suspects during a presentation today.

Mandatory Body Armor Policies Increase

November 19, 2012
A rising number of law enforcement officers are required to wear body armor after two consecutive years in which police were being killed by gunfire with increasing frequency, a new Justice Department study has found.

Ky. Deputy Killed at Traffic Stop

November 14, 2012
A Marion County (Ky.) Sheriff's deputy investigating a stopped vehicle was fatally shot early Wednesday by a man who was allegedly on his way to harm his ex-wife.

U.S. Armor Honored by Calif. City

November 2, 2012
Body armor maker U.S. Armor Corp. was awarded a city proclamation on Oct. 25 by Cerritos, Calif., where the company is based.

Vest Saves Pittsburgh Cop In 4th OIS In a Year

October 12, 2012
A Pittsburgh Police officer's ballistic vest saved him early Friday during a gun battle with a domestic violence suspect who had told his wife he wanted to kill a cop.

V1 External Vest Carrier

September 21, 2012
Available in multiple colors and fabrics, the V1 provides the comfort of an external carrier without sacrificing appearance or safety. IACP Booth #2325.

Philly Cop Struck By Partner's Bullet

September 12, 2012
A Philadelphia Police officer was wounded late Tuesday by a ricochet from a shotgun round fired by his partner during a vehicle stop. Jose Roman, a 44-year-old SWAT officer, had the wind knocked out of him when he was hit, but recovered and handcuffed a suspect.

Video: Mich. Cop Shot In Chest Saved By Vest

August 6, 2012
A Warren (Mich.) Police officer who was shot in the chest likely survived the encounter because the .380-caliber round that struck his ballistic vest didn't penetrate his abdomen.

Mich. Cop Shot In Chest Saved By Vest

August 6, 2012

A Warren (Mich.) Police officer's ballistic vest stopped a bullet to the chest, after officers confronted a suspect who may have been a pimp early Wednesday. Read the full story here.

Portland Police Adopt Breastfeeding Policy

August 2, 2012
The Portland Police Bureau adopted a new breastfeeding policy that expands the rights of lactating officers.

BAE Sells Safariland To Former CEO

August 1, 2012
The former chief executive of Safariland's parent company has acquired the law enforcement gear supplier with its management team from BAE Systems for about $124 million.

Bark-9 Canine Vest

July 30, 2012
ProTech Tactical has redesigned its Bark-9 canine vest for law enforcement service dogs. The carrier is available with two ballistic options using the same materials as the PROTECH MR01 Type II and Type IIIA ballistic packages.

NYC Mayor: Police Should Strike for Gun Control

July 24, 2012
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg questioned why law enforcement officers don't go on strike because of the availability of high-powered rifle ammunition that defeats many ballistic vests.

Observant SWAT Cops, Jammed Gun Saved Lives In Colo. Shooting

July 23, 2012
Two Aurora (Colo.) Police Department SWAT officers likely prevented further deaths at the Century 16 movie theater shooting Friday, when they quickly identified James Holmes as the suspect.

Body Armor: Protecting Those Who Serve

July 17, 2012

To date, only 60% of agencies require officers to don body armor on duty. In an effort to increase those numbers and ultimately save lives, the Bulletproof Vest Partnership, which reimburses up to 50% of a vest's purchase price, now requires agencies receiving funds to have a written mandatory wear policy for uniformed patrol officers.

NYPD Officer Shot In Chest Saved By Vest

July 5, 2012
A New York Police Department officer survived a point-blank gunshot to chest that was stopped by his ballistic vest during a foot pursuit early Thursday. Officer Brian Groves was shot at about 3:30 a.m. while chasing a suspect down the stairwell inside the Seward Park Housing Facility projects in Manhattan.

Armor Express Introduces Razor Level II Body Armor

June 15, 2012
Armor Express has introduced its Razor Level II (Model RZR-B-II) body armor the company is calling its "lightest weight and thinnest body armor system ever."

Elbeco's V1 External Vest Carrier Available at OfficerStore.com

June 15, 2012
OfficerStore.com is proud to partner with Elbeco to make the new V1 TexTrop External Vest Carrier available to law enforcement officials across the country, according to the online distributor.

Body Armor Saves W.Va. Cop

June 14, 2012
An Oak Hill (W.Va.) Police officer's ballistic vest may have saved his life early this morning, when it stopped a handgun round from a subject he encountered.

Protech Tactical Introduces Redesigned Bark-9 Canine Vest

May 3, 2012
Safariland has introduced the Protech Bark-9 canine vest for law enforcement service dogs. The Bark-9 carrier is fully adjustable and incorporates a Cordura nylon exterior for long-lasting wear.
Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine