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External Vest Carriers

By Kevin Davis

External carriers are definitely the trend in body armor, offering great improvements in heat-related comfort, while providing the same level of ballistic protection as concealable armor. Only the carrier changes – the same armor panels are used.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order May 2012)
 

Vest Carriers: New Way to Go

By James McBride

A great way to increase wear rates.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order May 2012)
 

What's New in Body Armor, Ballistic Shields & Armor Accessories

By Jennifer Gavigan

Read the latest in ballistic protection introduced at the latest IACP convention and the 2012 Shot Show.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Mar 2012)
 

Women-Specific Police Gear, Part 2

By Michelle Ray

Making up 12% to 20% of patrol officers, women need female-specific gear. Not just sized smaller, but contoured differently. After a slow start, a lot of police gear manufacturers and senior police executives are responding to this growing need.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jun 2011)
 

Point Blank Solutions' ThorShield

By Darin Dowe

TASER protection for officers.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2011)
 

What’s New in Body Armor & Ballistic Protection

By Steven Tracy

The companies that provide law enforcement with ballistic protection are still coming up with innovative concepts while also making sure their products pass the new NIJ-06 standards.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Mar/Apr 2010)
 

K9 Tactical Attic Insertions

By Sharon Allen

Find out the best way to get a K9 unit into an attic, in the least dangerous, most tactical fashion.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Dec 2008)
 

Protect the Protectors…Wear Body Armor

 

To perform their critical role in ensuring public safety, officers must also be protected...with body armor.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Sep 2008)
 

Participants Needed for Body Armor Coverage Study

By Marianne Wilhelm

Last fall, Marianne Wilhelm was awarded funding through the National Institute of Justice to investigate the effects of increased coverage area for soft body armor. This is a two-year effort in collaboration with Mississippi State University.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jul/Aug 2008)
 

2008 Body Armor Round-Up, Part II

By Jennifer Gavigan

Body armor technology is an ever-changing industry. Check out some of the high-performance tactical vests and accessories that are becoming standard in agencies worldwide.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2008)
 
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