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Best Body Armor For Law Enforcement

Best Body Armor For Law Enforcement

Not all body armor is created equal and not all...

Why Should I Wear Level 4 Body Armor?

Why Should I Wear Level 4 Body Armor?

We have the industry leading warranty on our Level IV plates (10 years!), which is about 5 years longer than what you’ll find with the majority of our competitors. 
Best Level 4 Body Armor for the DOD Interceptor Vest

Best Level 4 Body Armor for the DOD Interceptor Vest

For all of my fellow veterans, an interceptor body armor plate carrier system is all we know about how armor should fit, feel, and weigh. What I didn’t know until I was a civilian is that Interceptor body armor doesn't have to be super heavy, awkward, and uncomfortable.
Level 3 Body Armor Frequently Asked Questions

Level 3 Body Armor Frequently Asked Questions

Level 3 body armor is becoming more popular than Level 3A body armor because of the advancements in technology. As technology improves, companies are able to make stronger, more durable, and lightweight armor than in previous years.

Steel Plates vs. Ceramic Body Armor and What You Need To Know

Steel Plates vs. Ceramic Body Armor and What You Need To Know

Body armor is not created equally. In this blog, we’ll...

Lightweight Rifle Plates For Law Enforcement | Level III ICW Armor

Lightweight Rifle Plates For Law Enforcement | Level III ICW Armor

It’s no secret that law enforcement officers (LEOs) are not...

Level III vs Level IIIA Body Armor | What's The Difference?

Level III vs Level IIIA Body Armor | What's The Difference?

LEOs wear level/Type IIIA and Level/ in both civilian and federal government forces. Level IIIA armor is going to stop every handgun caliber round up to a .44 Magnum. 
How ShotStop® is Helping Ukraine | Best Level 3+ and Level 4+ Body Armor For Civilians

How ShotStop® is Helping Ukraine | Best Level 3+ and Level 4+ Body Armor For Civilians

At this point in April 2022, I don’t think it’s news to anyone about the atrocities currently happening in Ukraine. Regardless of where each of us lie on the political spectrum, it’s impossible for us to not recognize the need to protect the lives of innocent civilians.
The Unsung Heroes of Duritium® Technology | 2 of the Best Body Armor Plates For Soldiers and LEOs

The Unsung Heroes of Duritium® Technology | 2 of the Best Body Armor Plates For Soldiers and LEOs

Integrity, honesty, and legitimacy are founding principles of ShotStop® and we have 2 unique plates to prove it!
Best Level 3A Body Armor Alternative For Rifle-Caliber Protection

Best Level 3A Body Armor Alternative For Rifle-Caliber Protection

NIJ Level IIIA body armor is the most popular threat-protection...

Can Your Body Armor Stop Armor-Piercing Bullets?

Can Your Body Armor Stop Armor-Piercing Bullets?

There are over 100 body armor companies around the country...

Level 3 Body Armor | 5 Reasons Why ShotStop® Level 3 Body Armor is The Most Universal?

Level 3 Body Armor | 5 Reasons Why ShotStop® Level 3 Body Armor is The Most Universal?

Choosing body armor that is lightweight and comfortable should always be at the top of the list. They have proven it many times over that people won’t wear body armor if it’s too uncomfortable or heavy.