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Now is the time to take safety seriously

Now is the time to take safety seriously
Following the death of George Floyd, cities across the country have erupted in violent rioting. People are getting hurt, and it is certainly dange...

Researchers Develop Formula That Makes Body Armor Substantially Stronger

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Boron carbide is very effective at stopping bullets fired from most handguns. But when bullets are coming at it faster than 900 meters per second, its ballistic performance is quickly lost and it cannot be relied upon

Using Silicon For More Efficient Body Armor

Using Silicon For More Efficient Body Armor
This post is also available in: עברית (Hebrew) Scientists at Texas A&M University are working to develop more durable body armor. Th...

The Evolving Urban Threat

The Evolving Urban Threat
...despite the changing threat levels in our society, there are easy and unobtrusive methods you can take to mitigate the risks and better protect yourself and your work place or home. The key is to keep up with technology, because we know the bad guys will.

 

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 ...

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 ...

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...

Bomb Blankets, for when you really, really need a security blanket

Bomb Blankets, for when you really, really need a security blanket
Linus had his security blanket, and modern law enforcement and security personnel now have one too - the bomb blanket. A bomb blanket is a flexible...

Ballistic Panels, Hide in Plain Sight

Ballistic Panels, Hide in Plain Sight
The problem with an active shooter is that we rarely know when and where one will spring up. If we had any inkling of an impending attack, we could...

Holiday Gift Guide for Military and Law Enforcement

holiday gifts for military and law enforcement
As we get closer to the holidays, some people (present company included) are still working on their shopping lists. And if you have a Service Membe...