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Georgia Officer Shot, Saved by Vest While Investigating Marijuana Smell at Gas Station

Yother then approached the car and asked for ID. That's when the GBI said a woman in the passenger seat pulled a gun out of the glove box and shot him in the arm. That bullet ricocheted into his chest, where it hit his vest and his cellphone.

Louisiana Officer Shot—Body Armor Sends Ricocheting Bullet Safely Away

Sheriff Jay Russell said that the bullet struck the deputy in his body armor, then ricocheted into the back seat of the squad car. He said that the deputy should be okay.

Chicago Officer Shot During Foot Pursuit—Body Armor Stops Bullet

A Chicago police officer was shot in the vest after a suspect opened fire during a foot pursuit following a traffic stop on Tuesday morning.

Point Blank Prevails in Lawsuit Over Vest Suspension System

The United States Federal Court in the southern district of Florida has denied a motion for class certification of a lawsuit that was filed against Point Blank Enterprises, Inc., and has dismissed the case. In the case, a few individual Ohio police officers and two law enforcement associations alleged that a nationwide class should be certified to pursue claims that Point Blank’s Self-Suspending Ballistic System for shoulder straps used on ballistic vests was defective.

Georgia Trooper Struck in Ballistic Vest in Gunfight at Traffic Stop

The trooper was reportedly struck in his ballistic vest. He was transported to a nearby hospital, where officials say he is expected to be OK.

Illinois Deputy Shot in Vest Serving Warrant, Second Grazed on Arm

A Will County (IL) Sheriff's deputy was saved by body armor Tuesday night when he was shot in the back while serving a warrant in Joliet. A second deputy was shot and grazed on the arm.

Wearing Ballistic Vest Helped Save Life of Baltimore Officer Shot in OIS

Earlier this week, Baltimore police released body camera footage from a fatal officer-involved shooting in September. One officer was shot multiple times, but thankfully he was wearing his ballistic vest.

Baltimore Police Release BWC Footage of Deadly Gunfight

Officer Lippe was struck by three bullets; one hit his body camera, another was deflected by his bullet-proof vest and a third nicked his elbow, police said. Footage from Lippe’s camera was destroyed in the shooting.

Baltimore Police Release BWC Footage of Deadly Gunfight

Officer Lippe was struck by three bullets; one hit his body camera, another was deflected by his bullet-proof vest and a third nicked his elbow, police said. Footage from Lippe’s camera was destroyed in the shooting. More Here.