Body Armor Protection

The Officer.com Body Armor Protection product category is a collection of information, product listings and resources for researching various law enforcement ballistic vest, eyewear, helmet and other armor options as well as additional personal protective equipment.
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Body Armor Protection

N.C. Lawmaker Makes Push to Keep Police Better Protected from Gunfire

May 23, 2024
A Charlotte City Council member has proposed spending roughly $750,000 for new bulletproof vests and other police gear less than a month after four law enforcement officers were...
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Body Armor & Accessories

Common Sense Standards in Selecting Your Body Armor

Balance cost and performance, but ensure your armor meets some minimum standards
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The Blurring of Body Armor vs Tactical Wear

A look at how body armor carriers have evolved to be more comfortable and healthier for the officers working 10-plus hour shifts.
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Jonseboro, Arkansas, Police K-9 Gabo runs in his vest from Vested Interest in K9s. (Nelson Chenault Photography)
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Keeping K-9s Close to the Vest

Jan. 9, 2024
While police departments struggle to find funding for protective K-9 gear, nonprofits are ensuring the dogs stay safe.
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Designing Women: Gear for Female Law Enforcement Officers

Jan. 9, 2024
As more women enter law enforcement, companies are focused on improving gear for female officers.
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Body Armor Protection

Apparel & Body Armor: External Excitement

Jan. 9, 2024
Departments are consistently migrating to body armor external carriers, and must be mindful of NIJ certification.