Civil Unrest Response Equipment

From ballistic protection to batons, these pieces of gear are built to meet your needs in any civil unrest situation.

Melanie Basich 2012 Headshot

AmpliVox Sound Systems

SW320 Mity-Lite Portable PA System

M Amplivox Sw320 3 Qtr Hereo 1 1Made for durability and portability, AmpliVox's new SW320 Mity-Lite Portable PA System is a compact, SWAT team-tested PA designed to deliver clear, strong sound that carries over crowd noise and street activity. The weather-resistant, molded plastic unit offers advanced features including Bluetooth and two digital wireless microphone receivers. Use with AC power or run for up to eight hours on the built-in rechargeable battery.

Armor Express/Busch Protective

AMH-2 Bump/Impact Training Helmet

M Armor Express Busch Amh 2 1The Busch Protective AMH-2 Bump/Impact Training Helmet available through Armor Express is a non-ballistic platform designed to offer a high level of impact protection, ventilation, and comfort. The AMH-2 shell is certified to EN 397 for impact attenuation. With the company's latest Comfort Protection Pad suspension system, it offers multi-impact and shock protection. The helmet's retention system uses wheel dial technology to adjust fit and a new multi-function side rail also provides a speed-system connection point to add a modular protective visor.

Armored Devices Inc.

Police Head and Neck Protector

M Armored Devices Pbp Exploded3 Line Drawing 1Armored Devices Inc. has introduced the small Police Head and Neck Protector(PHNP) ballistic shield. Weighing in at 2 pounds, it is light enough for daily carry. The novel, patent pending design allows it to connect to a larger extension shield for full body coverage. When connected, the two shields are referred to as the Police Body Protector. When folded together, the NIJ Level IIIA shield converts to an NIJ Level III shield for rifle protection.


Talon Batons

M Talon Baton 09 1ASP Talon Batons, available in a variety of lengths, materials, and finishes, feature a push-button release that makes them advantageous in riot or crowd control situations. They can be drawn, deployed, closed, and holstered with one hand, and without having to bend down to "combat close" by driving down onto a hard surface. This keeps one hand free to hold a shield or perform other functions, and allows the officer to remain standing and/or moving at all times.


RiotReady Riot Gear Bundle

M Bullet Safe Riot Ready Riot Gear Bundle Web 1The team behind BulletSafe Bulletproof Vests has just launched RiotReady Riot Gear, designed to provide great value. The RiotReady bundle includes a RiotReady Riot Shield, RiotReady Riot Helmet, and RiotReady Pad Set (shoulder, leg, and arm pads). Purchasing these items as a bundle saves money when compared to buying the items individually. RiotReady Riot Gear does not include a chest or back protector because it is meant to be worn with a BulletSafe Bulletproof Vest or other bulletproof vest. The combined set of RiotReady Riot Gear weighs 16.2 pounds.

Defense Technology

40mm Pyrotechnic Chemical Munitions

M Def Tech 1Defense Technology 40mm Pyrotechnic Chemical Munitions are designed for crowd direction and control, marking, and obscuration. They deliver a pyrotechnic smoke or irritant payload downrange to specified distances: 100, 200, or 300 meters. The spin-stabilized projectile and smokeless propulsion system produce extremely consistent velocities and range to the target, and are designed to travel to their respective distances when the launcher is held at a 30-degree elevation angle. Available in OC, CS, or Saf-Smoke payloads.


SX24/36 Expandable Riot Baton

M Monadnock Baton 1 1Monadnock's SX24/36 Expandable Riot Baton is a positive lock expandable straight baton that uses a push-button mechanism to keep it open and easy to use. The baton locks in the handle and may be locked in the extended open position with the push of a button. The frame is constructed of aircraft-grade aluminum with a black polycarbonate shaft to make it impervious to rust. It features a knurled grip and 1 1/4-inch diameter. Length is 24 inches closed and expands to 36 inches in the open position; it can be used as a straight baton closed and a riot baton in the open position.

Point Blank Enterprises

Advanced Riot Control Helmet

M Point Blank Arch Left 45 Shield Up 1Point Blank Enterprises' Advanced Riot Control Helmet (ARCH) is designed to provide outstanding protection and extreme comfort. It features an optically clear, UV-resistant, polycarbonate face shield with a spill-proof rubber seal. The ARCH is made to provide exceptional high-level impact protection with excellent optical properties. It meets or exceeds NIJ Standard for Blunt Trauma for Riot Helmets NIJ STD0104.02. Accessories include face shields in standard, grid, or gas mask versions.

Sabre Red


M Sabre Mk 60 1The Sabre Red 1.33% MC, 56-ounce MK-60 High Volume Streamer and MK-60 Refill deploys 30 full one-second bursts at a range of 30 to 35 feet. The MK-60 aerosol crowd management projector is designed to be fast, safe, and easy to refill and use. With its external port, the MK-60 can be quickly filled online or on the way to a disturbance. It has a five-year shelf life and heat specifications are ensured via an in-house High Performance Liquid Chromatography Laboratory.

Venture Ballistic Composites Inc.

Robo Ballistic Shield

M Venture Ballistics Img 0057 1Venture Ballistic Composites' Robo Ballistic Shield is offered in both Level 3 and 3A and tested to NIJ Standard 0108.01. The shield dimensions are 20x36 inches with a 4x10-inch view port and a weight of 32 pounds. The shield's proprietary shape allows the user to operate a handgun using recessed arm cuffs for faster, more accurate view port acquisition. The shield is waterproof, comes with a seven-year warranty, and works well for patrol and school police, as well as SWAT.

About the Author
Melanie Basich 2012 Headshot
Managing Editor
View Bio
Page 1 of 2354
Next Page