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Point Blank Solutions Receives NIJ .06 Seal of Approval for Body Armor

July 17, 2009
Point Blank Solutions announced that three of the company's flagship ballistic armor systems have been certified as meeting new rigorous performance standards set forth by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ).

Female Body Armor

July 9, 2009

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.

Safariland Certifies Two More Body Armor Models Under New NIJ Standard

June 25, 2009
Safariland announced today that it has released two more body armor models that satisfy the requirements of the National Institute of Justice's (NIJ) new Voluntary Body Armor Compliance Testing Program under NIJ Standard-0101.06 (NIJ-06).

Georgia Officer Kills Gunman After Being Shot in Vest

June 24, 2009
A Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., police officer who was shot in the chest by a gunman killed his assailant, according to police. The gunman's bullet was stopped by the officer's vest.

Safariland Introduces NIJ Standard-0101.06 Body Armor

June 2, 2009

Safariland’s XT-700 Type II (#BA-2000S-FC01) and XT-300 Type IIIA (#BA-3A00S-BR01) models have been determined by the NIJ to comply with the new NIJ-06 standard. Both models are part of Safariland’s XT‑Series of concealable body armor, and are now available for immediate purchase. As of this date, these are the only Threat Level II and Threat Level IIIA vests that have been authorized by NIJ under the new NIJ-06 standard.

Sabre Body Armor

May 1, 2009
Designed for officers who work corrections and the street such as sheriff’s deputies, Protective Products International’s Sabre Stab Armor offers both ballistic and stab protection. The NIJ Level II ballistic armor comes in three different spike protection levels.

Alexandria Police Officer Kyle Russel Inducted Into Safariland's Legion of Life

March 27, 2009
Officer Russel was wearing Safariland body armor when he was shot in the chest during a routine traffic stop outside of Washington, D.C. on September 23, 2008.

U.S. Armor Corporation To Open Southeastern Regional Service Center

March 26, 2009
U.S. Armor Corp. has announced the opening of its new Southeastern Regional Service Center, establishing a dedicated distribution and marketing facility for the Southeast United States.

MAE Export Management Appointed International Export Managers for U.S. Armor

March 25, 2009
MAE Export Management has announced that it has been appointed export managers for U.S. Armor products.

SHOT Show 2009: Best of Show

March 1, 2009

There were law enforcement exhibits in the lobby, in the hallways, in the meeting rooms from one end of the rambling convention center to the other. And they had a lot of great products on display. Here's a look at our favorites from this year's SHOT.

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.

Charlotte Police Find TASER, Knives, and Gun in Wounded Suspect's Van

November 22, 2008
A convicted felon who was critically injured by Charlotte-Mecklenburg officers Thursday night may be the only one who knows why he was in a van with a gun, a Taser, two folding knives and a bulletproof vest.

Charlotte Police Exchange Fire with, Wound Man Wearing Body Armor

November 21, 2008
At 8:36 p.m., Metro Division officers tried to stop a white van with expired tags at 36th and North Tryon streets, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Rodney Monroe said.

No Excuses: Wear Your Body Armor

November 7, 2008
I find it inconceivable that in 2008 there are so many police not wearing protective vests. Body armor needs to be considered as standard and essential as the gun, badge, and uniform.

Armor Express Awarded Federal BOP Vest Order

October 14, 2008
A contract to produce some 10,000 spike resistant vests has been awarded Central Lake Armor Express, Inc., by the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

LAPD Officer Named NLEOMF Officer of the Month

October 13, 2008
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) has announced the selection of Police Officer III Andrew Taylor of the Los Angeles Police Department as its most recent Officer of the Month.

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.

Police Product Test: Under Armour Generation II Tactical Pants

October 1, 2008

In the last few years UA has introduced product lines in such diverse areas as hunting, working out, and casual wear. Now Under Armour also has a line of tactical wear, which includes the Generation II Tactical Pants.

Concealable Body Armor: A Review of Ballistic Vests

August 1, 2008

The newest ballistic vests for everyday use under your uniform.

Shots Fired: Ogden, Utah 05-26-2006

August 1, 2008

Sgt. Burnett had worn the vest religiously throughout his career, but on this day he told his wife that for the first time he would go to work without it. She wasn't happy with his decision.

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