Equipment & Apparel

Ballistic Armor Update: 2020

The 27th Annual Report on the Latest Advances in Ballistic Armor Technology and Design Police and Security News Editorial Staff Photo by Alec Favale It’s been unusually quiet on the home front regarding the state of the industry for advances in ballistic armor technology. This can be attributed to a number of reasons – the most obvious being the current situation worldwide, with countries continuing to battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. First reported back in 2018, the NIJ’s revised ballistic-resistant…

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Body Armor Update: 2017

The 24th Annual Report on the Latest Advances in Ballistic Armor Technology and Design Rebecca Waters “I was very lucky, actually. We had a traffic stop…and I initially thought the guy was in need of medical attention. He had blood on his face, he was drooling, vomiting, and I kind of looked over the car a little bit and said, ‘Hey, are you okay?’…. He had a .45 right under his leg…he pulled it out and shot me once in…