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The Cardiac Box: A Vulnerable Target, and How Body Armor Can Help

The Cardiac Box: A Vulnerable Target, and How Body Armor Can Help

Protecting the cardiac box with body armor is a critical aspect of ensuring the safety of law enforcement officers and first responders.
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. 
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.

Is it Legal to Wear Body Armor in Public?

Is it Legal to Wear Body Armor in Public?

It's no secret, with the state of things going on...

Can Armor-Piercing Ammo Defeat Level III Body Armor?

Can Armor-Piercing Ammo Defeat Level III Body Armor?

Armor-piercing (AP) bullets can be a big problem for NIJ-Listed...

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 Do We Protect Our Children With Modern Body Armor?

How Do We Protect Our Children With Modern Body Armor?

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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...