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SPEED Plate

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

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.

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.

JTC Claw

April 17, 2014
Whether you need to break a lock, remove hinges/deadbolts, or ram a Class III door, the JTC Claw is the ultimate multi-purpose tool for the average patrol officer in response to the Active Shooter.

SHOT Show 2014

March 3, 2014

We sent Police Magazine contributing editor Mark W. Clark to the SHOT Show in January and he came back with these shots of guns and gear from Media Day at the Range and from the show floor.

SHOT Show 2014: Point Blank Expands Alpha Elite Armor Line

January 16, 2014
Alpha Elite armor packages are now available in Point Blank’s new Elite concealable carrier and the Alpha-1 tactical armor systems for both male and female officers.

Point Blank Enterprises Rolls Out Level II and Level IIIA Alpha Elite Series Armor Systems

January 9, 2014
Point Blank Enterprises Inc., today unveiled the Alpha Elite Series NIJ Level II and IIIA tactical and concealable body-armor systems. Point Blank has announced that the full line of Alpha Elite Series products will be unveiled at the SHOT Show.

IACP 2013: Both Sides of Today’s Police Products

December 23, 2013

There's the stuff that you would expect to see at any law enforcement exposition and there's the stuff that seems to have dropped out of a science fiction movie. And all of it has the potential to be important to what you do in contemporary policing.

IACP 2013: Point Blank and Dyneema Develop New Lightweight Body Armor

October 24, 2013
Point Blank has tested its Alpha Elite model AXIIIA with rounds exceeding 2,000 feet per second. The armor will be available in Point Blank concealed configurations and in Paraclete tactical models.

Point Blank Enterprises Products Available on GSA Website

August 9, 2013
Agencies can purchase Point Blank Body Armor, PACA Body Armor, Paraclete, and Protective Products Enterprises from the U.S. General Services Administration online shopping website.

Concealable Body Armor Gets More Comfortable

July 19, 2013

Since the NIJ-6 standard was issued, both law enforcement uniform and body armor manufacturers have been looking for new methods of making ballistic-resistant soft body armor that meets the dictates of the standard, but is also thinner, lighter, and more thermally bearable.

Video: SHOT Show 2013 Highlights

January 30, 2013
The 2013 edition of the Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show in Las Vegas provided plenty of innovative tactical gear for officers. POLICE Magazine's video crew visited Daniel Defense, Glock, KDH Defense Systems, Point Blank Body Armor, and SIG Sauer.

SHOT Show 2013: Point Blank's Modular Body Armor

January 30, 2013

Point Blank executives tell POLICE Magazine about the company's new body armor offerings at SHOT Show 2013. The Advanced Plate Carrier and Advanced Warrior modular systems are discussed.

SHOT Show 2013: Best of Show

January 29, 2013

The big trend at this year's SHOT Show was flashlights so bright that they can probably take X-rays. Police staff members accidentally got blasted a few times with these 700-lumen light sabers, and they are more less-lethal weapons than illumination tools.

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.

Video: SHOT Show 2012 Highlights

February 27, 2012
This year's annual Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show in Las Vegas offered plenty of visual curiosities for POLICE Magazine's video crew. Four law enforcement suppliers showed off their new gear, and "Top Shot" Michelle Viscusi told us how she stays on target.

SHOT Show: Point Blank Enterprises, Inc.

February 14, 2012

Body armor suppliers Point Blank, Protective Products, PACA, and Paraclete merged in late 2011. POLICE Magazine spoke with executives from the company at SHOT Show 2012 in Las Vegas about what the merger means for law enforcement officers who use their products.

SHOT Show 2012: Point Blank and Protective Products Introduce Body Armor Lines

January 17, 2012
Point Blank Enterprises and Protective Products Enterprises introduced several body armor products here at SHOT Show 2012, following the company's merger earlier this year.
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