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Point Blank Announces "Deep" Discounts on Armor for Reserve, Auxiliary Officers

"Many reserve and auxiliary officers receive equipment from their policing agency, including body armor. But many reserves and auxiliaries are required to purchase at least some of their own gear," said Dr. Ross Wolf, president of the Volunteer Law Enforcement Officer Alliance.

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Armoring Your Rolling Office

Officers are getting shot and killed in their cars and SUVs. Vehicle armor manufacturers and their law enforcement agency customers are hoping to make that a thing of the past.

Thoughts on Patrolling Your Community During the Summer Months

Memorial Day Weekend has effectively become the unofficial start to summer. So this is an excellent opportunity to offer some reminders on how to safely conduct your police business as the months get warmer and the vacationers hit the nation's highways and hotels.

SHOT Show 2019: Report from the Aisles

Numerous law enforcement products debuted or were featured at this year's SHOT Show.

BulletSafe Uniform Front Carrier

BulletSafe offers a Uniform Front Carrier to upgrade a BulletSafe Bulletproof Vest with a more professional appearance for external wear. This Uniform Front Carrier replaces the front carrier of the BulletSafe standard vest and is available for just $49.

Police Protective Gear 2019

Manufacturers are bringing to market a number of innovative armor products this year.

Armor Express to Highlight Protective Solutions at SHOT Show

Armor Express will unveil its newest innovations in ballistic technology, carrier designs, hard armor applications, and accessory tools at the 2019 SHOT Show.

What You'd Change About Body Armor

In an informal and highly subjective poll, POLICE asked officers what's good and bad about ballistic vests and what needs improvement.

Things That Matter Most

Don't wait until tragedy strikes to recognize the importance of taking a moment to ensure your safety.

Echelon Materials Working on Ballistic Fabric to Defeat Rifle Rounds

The fabric called TiTek uses a defeat mechanism that is cutting-edge, according to Echelon. It’s a patented fabric that weaves tiny, sharp-edged titanium discs into the plane of the fabric using the very Kevlar threads that comprise the fabric. These discs present their sharp edges to the incoming round and cut it to shreds as it passes.