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Florida Agency Uses Grant Funds to Buy Steel-Plate Body Armor for Active-Shooter Response

A $54,976 grant from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement will go toward purchasing 162 vests.

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Body Armor Protection Levels: What Do They Mean? Which One is Right for You?

What do the various levels of body armor protection mean? How do you choose which one is best for you?

Minnesota Department Receives Active Shooter Response Gear

Officers with the Duluth (MN) Police Department have been gifted life-saving equipment to be used in the event of an active shooter incident.

SHOT Show 2019: Report from the Aisles

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

Optimized K-9 Protection

A new K-9 vest line manufactured by Voodoo Tactical is designed with a dog's comfort in mind, while providing vital protection and durable construction.

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.

Chicago Officer Shot in Chest, Saved by Body Armor

An officer with the Chicago Police Department was responding to a domestic incident involving a subject with an undisclosed mental illness when he was shot in the chest by a suspect who was holding his parents hostage at gunpoint.

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.