Mesa Arizona Takes Steps To Protect Its First Responders

Mesa Arizona Takes Steps To Protect Its First Responders

As mass shootings such as the one in Las Vegas last year continue to highlight the increased danger to first-responders, Mesa, Arizona has joined several other cities by acting to protect their first response teams with body armor.

Most Bulletproof Vests Do Not Stop Every Type of Bullet

Most Bulletproof Vests Do Not Stop Every Type of Bullet

The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office told us that they issue two types of bulletproof vests to their deputies. The one they wear on a daily basis is not fitted with a rifle plate. The other one is a heavy-duty vest that does have a rifle plate.

National Institute of Justice Guide to Body Armor

National Institute of Justice Guide to Body Armor

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) provides a guide to help law enforcement, corrections and public safety agencies make smart choices when it comes to selecting, purchasing and caring for the best body armor for your specific needs.

Bulletproof Backpacks in Schools

Bulletproof Backpacks in Schools

Do bulletproof backpack inserts work? WKYC Channel 3 News in Cleveland tests ShotStop's BallisticBoard bulletproof backpack inserts and asks parents what they think.

Body Armor for Firefighters + EMS

Body Armor for Firefighters + EMS

Body armor is not always the first thing on the mind of a firefighters, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and other first responders.

Curvature and Coatings in Body Armor

Curvature and Coatings in Body Armor

We evolved our line to include all the attributes that were needed from all the different sub-sectors or law enforcement and military.

What is Duritium® Technology?

What is Duritium® Technology?

Hi, I’m Jason Henkel with ShotStop® Ballistics and we are here today to talk a little bit about our new technology called Duritium® technology. 

Why Body Armor Should Be Worn During Training

Why Body Armor Should Be Worn During Training

Guest Contributor, Scott Burton, BodyArmorNews.com The only way police officers can learn how body armor will affect their performance is by wearing it during training.