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Ballistic Shields: Features, Functions and Considerations

By Al Baker

In shield purchasing, you get what you pay for. Buying an economical shield that never gets used is, in the end, costlier than buying a more expensive one that is used and abused while contributing to the life-saving purpose it was intended to serve.

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

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)
 

Point Blank Solutions' ThorShield

By Darin Dowe

TASER protection for officers.

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

Multiple Breach Point Strategies

By TR Staff

The 7th Annual ISOA Conference included training on multiple breach point strategies. The course emphasized that a multiple entry point breach can often be safer than a single entry point breach.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Sep/Oct 2010)
 

Training with the .22LR

By Steven Tracy

Using the .22LR in firearms training can improve officers’ shooting skills while cutting costs due to low noise and recoil, as well as cheaper ammo. A variety of .22 caliber conversion kits are also available, allowing officers to practice on the firearms they already own.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Sep/Oct 2010)
 

Ballistic Shields Tactics

By Jim Weiss

When Strategeos International's staff members looked at ballistic shield tactics, they decided that many tactical teams move too slowly, especially when clearing a large area. Read about the alternative techniques they offered.

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

The Latest in Ballistic Shields

 

Ballistic shields and portable bunkers offer the first responder an effective tool for incidents where a rapid response is necessary or when a building or area has to be cleared. Here are a dozen different shields and bunkers of various sizes and threat levels.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Dec 2013)
 

Patrol Use of Shields

By Bevan, Melanie, Lord, Robert

The more shields that can be deployed to the field, the more likely one will be available when seconds matter. Agency leaders should begin to categorize ballistic shields for their patrol officers as a necessary and required component in their everyday arsenal of tools available to maintain a safer and more effective police force.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2014)
 

Sig Sauer Academy’s Bullets Versus Cars

By Steve Tracy

Sig Sauer’s impressive training facility includes the shooting ranges you would expect along with an obstacle course and a 1,000-yard range you may not expect. One of the Academy’s courses involved shooting into and out of cars, including shooting from a moving vehicle.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2014)
 
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