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The Safariland Group Wins $6,000,000 Body Armor Contract for the State of California

September 30, 2014
The Safariland Group announced today that it has been awarded a $6,000,000 two-year contract from the State of California for its Second Chance body armor. This contract is for Second Chance Summit, Prism, and Prism MT series body armor products for all California agency employees requiring ballistics and stab protection, and allows for two one-year contract extensions.

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.

Second Chance Summit ST Vest Protects Female Officers

January 30, 2013
Second Chance has introduced the Summit ST body armor line that incorporates Kevlar and Gore-Tex fabrics and includes a female version.

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.

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.

Concealable Body Armor: A Review of Ballistic Vests

August 1, 2008

The newest ballistic vests for everyday use under your uniform.

Making Body Armor Better

April 1, 2008

It started with a gunfight. Almost 40 years ago a former Marine named Richard Davis was delivering a pizza in downtown Detroit when three men tried to rob him at gunpoint. As he recovered from his wounds, Davis realized the need for lightweight body armor that could be worn by law enforcement officers in the field.

How to Buy a Ballistic Vest

March 1, 2006

How much is a cop’s safety worth? Despite safety concerns, due to shrinking budgets it’s becoming increasingly common for police departments to require officers to purchase their own body armor. Even when agencies pony up some money for ballistic vests, it’s usually not enough to buy the best of the best—which is what most officers want protecting them from bodily harm.

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