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What 4 Questions You Should Be Asking When It’s Time To Buy Body Armor?

What 4 Questions You Should Be Asking When It’s Time To Buy Body Armor?
Law enforcement officers that opt not to wear body armor on a regular basis are up to four times more likely to be killed from a gunshot wound to t...

How To Increase The Lifespan Of A Bulletproof Vest?

How To Increase The Lifespan Of A Bulletproof Vest?
How To Improve The Lifespan Of A Bulletproof Vest? Most people are under the mistaken impression that as long as a bulletproof vest has not been da...

Why Body Armor Should Be Worn During Training

Why Body Armor Should Be Worn During Training
Why Ballistic Vests Should Be Worn During Training The only way police officers can learn how body armor will affect their performance is by wearin...

All About Body Armor – 36 Facts You Need to Know

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The reason law enforcement agencies buy body armor is to save lives. To do that, officers need to understand how it actually works and how to take ...

How effective is the ballistic helmet?

How effective is the ballistic helmet?
I’m not terribly old. In fact, I feel, at best middle aged. But I am old enough to remember a time when SWAT teams did not always use Ballistic Hel...

Public Safety can be Gear Intensive: Meet the Tools that Keep You Safe

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As most people go about their daily lives, they are content to assume they are generally safe from harm or intrusion. People feel this way because ...

What is a real tactical backpack and why do you need one?

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Someone once opined that the word tactical is like sex appeal. It can be used to sell anything.  These days it seems like there may be some truth t...

Armored Cars, the Often-Overlooked Aspect of Personal Security

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Having grown up in Southern California I had the opportunity to embrace the car culture during my formative years. I was obsessed with all types of...

Concealable Body Armor and Why You Should Consider It

Concealable Body Armor and Why You Should Consider It
It always surprised me to find that some of the cops I worked with did not wear body armor, aka bullet proof vests, while on duty. One of my good f...

Ballistic Vests: All You Need to Know

Ballistic Vests: All You Need to Know
There are a lot of different types of protection to choose from for law enforcement, soldiers, and others who perform dangerous jobs. The main thin...

PASGT Ballistic Helmet - MICH Ballistic Helmet - The Differences and History Explained

PASGT Ballistic Helmet - MICH Ballistic Helmet - The Differences and History Explained
Ballistic Helmets As modern weaponry has advanced over the decades, the need to improve the protection that soldiers wear into battle has required ...

The Government Purchasing Maze Made Easy

The Government Purchasing Maze Made Easy
If you’ve ever attempted to buy equipment from a homeland-security vendor, be it a helmet, armor, x-ray machine, or detection device, you‘ve likely...