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Stay within your department’s budget while still protecting your officers
Learn how Tommy, the cop behind Free Field Training on YouTube, put the vests to the test and found them capable of stopping a variety of threats
People think ceramic armor is fragile, but is it really?
The company received feedback from officers when developing the shield to meet real-world requirements for routine deployment
The push for lighter vests was “born out of tragedy” following the death of Queens Detective Brian Simonsen in 2019
Officials called the theft “despicable”
The surplus or expired equipment could potentially help protect militia fighters in Ukraine
The shooter was still at large Tuesday
Shield 616 has raised almost $3 million and outfitted more than 2,400 officers in 18 states with kits that include armor vests, helmets and trauma kits
Comfort, protection, and versatility are the cornerstones of this new tactical vest