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Ballistic Vest Saves

TX Cop Shot by Man Using Human Shield

“Thankfully, the officer was wearing his department-issued body armor and his vest absorbed most of the impact."

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Ballistic Vest Saves KY Officer Shot in Chest After Basketball Game

A Kentucky officer was saved by his ballistic vest Sunday when he was shot in the chest when officers approached a man, wanted on multiple warrants, after recognizing him at a park during an annual basketball tournament.

Virginia Chief Receives Ballistic Vest "Save" Plaque from Point Blank

Chief James Lane was wounded in both arms and his pelvis. Several rounds were stopped by his ballistic vest.

Houston Officer Shot, Wounded During Traffic Stop

Once the officers stopped the suspect, they asked him to get out of the car. A few words were exchanged and as the suspect got out of the car he began firing at the officers.

MI Officers Shot, Suspect Killed During Arrest Attempt

The suspect can be seen getting out of the passenger seat of a car, holding a handgun with an extended magazine, according to footage from Sgt. Reginald Gee’s body camera that was shown at the news conference.

TX Deputy Shot 3 Times by Parole Violator, Saved by Vest

A look at Stark's record shows extensive criminal history. He’s been arrested 25 times and has wracked up numerous charges.

Vest Saves OK Officer Shot Twice in Chest

The suspect pulled out a weapon and fired, striking Officer Skinner in the vest twice, the Wilson Police Department reported on social media. The officer returned fire, but the gunman fled from the area and multiple agencies have been assisting in trying to locate the shooter.

PA Officer Shot, Saved by Body Armor

According to Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Megan Ammerman, an officer was serving a warrant when the subject of the warrant opened fire.

MD Officers Returning to Work After Both Being Shot

"Once I actually got in the room, I hit the floor. I couldn’t hear anything. The ringing in my ears had me in somewhat of shock from it all."

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Ballistic Vest Saves Philadelphia SWAT Officer

That's when he realized he had been hit by a bullet and left the building. The bullet did not penetrate his vest, police say, and he was left with only a red mark on his chest.

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