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'Tis the Season to be Safe!

'Tis the Season to be Safe!
With the sharp uptick in online shopping, we are now learning that there is a corresponding uptick in porch piracy. Roughly thirty percent of Americans have experienced a porch theft of a delivered package.  

Prepare Now For the Unexpected

Prepare Now For the Unexpected
With fires raging across California, other parts of the country in unusually cold temperatures, and increase in drought and other weather activitie...

Another Active Shooter Incident: How to be Prepared

Another Active Shooter Incident: How to be Prepared
Chances are, if you are reading this blog, you are aware of the recent spat of active shooter events. I’m also guessing that you are well aware of ...

Your cutting tool is a very effective self-defense tool

Your cutting tool is a very effective self-defense tool
Knives in self-defense Before we cut to the core of this article, let me say up front, for the vast majority of people, a firearm is the best tool ...

How to Buy Body Armor for Undercover Officers

How to Buy Body Armor for Undercover Officers

Boy Raises $80K To Buy Protective Ballistic Vests For Police K-9s

Boy Raises $80K To Buy Protective Ballistic Vests For Police K-9s
K-9 officers don't all have ballistic vests. I actually just assumed this was something included in tactical gear for the dogs but the majority of ...

Ballistic Vest Saves Security Guard From Shoot Out (VIDEO)

ballistic vest saves security guard from shoot out
 May 24, 2019 A Johannesburg (South-Africa) security guard faced a hail of gunfire and walked away unscathed thanks to his ballistic vest. Five su...

US Body Armor Found with Remains of Korean War Dead at DMZ

US Body Armor Found with Remains of Korean War Dead at DMZ
SEOUL, South Korea -- Body armor that belonged to American soldiers along with Chinese gas masks were unearthed with the remains of Korean War dead...

Lobsters Make For Strong Body Armor. What Other Materials Are Used?

Lobsters Make For Strong Body Armor. What Other Materials Are Used?
A recent discovery at the famed Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) found that the bellies of lobsters are comprised of hydrogels (a membra...

How to Choose Body Armor?

How to Choose Body Armor?
Introduction With the recent rise in the need for protection, we may want to wear body armor for different reasons. You could be a police officer o...

Half the Day is Night

Night Vision Devices
Night Vision Devices About Night Vision Devices You Need to Know When I first joined the Army, my unit was still using the old “Starlight” style ri...

Riot Gear, essential first response protection

Riot Gear, essential first response protection
One of the most destructive, man made events for municipal law enforcement and security forces, are large scale civil disturbances - riots. I’ve ha...