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What to do when shot as a Police Officer
One of the most polarizing topics in our country today is how our communities are being policed. Here at Protector Capital, We have a great relationship with our law enforcement communities across the nation because we understand the importance of their presence. We all want a more harmonious nation, but we also understand the danger our law enforcement community faces every day. This is why we cater to our law enforcement communities and offer discounts and deals that can’t be beaten anywhere else for this level of technology and value. This blog is dedicated to further educating our LE clients...
Does Your Body Armor Fit? | Military is Held Accountable for Injuries
As a combat veteran in Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and in my experience as a police officer, I have worn just about every type or style of body armor on the market. I’ve worn multiple plate inserts inside a variety of plate carriers. The one thing I always noticed is how uncomfortable combat armor was. I know countless soldiers that have severe back, shoulder, and neck problems from wearing body armor that doesn’t fit them right. This blog is dedicated to the new legislation, that inevitably will be passed in 2021, would hold the military accountable for injuries sustained by wearing...
Should Fire Departments consider wearing body armor?
Just last month in Contra Costa County, the Fire Department received a call for emergency medical emergency at a residence in California. One fire engine and one ambulance were dispatched to the scene of the incident. They arrived and began treatment to the individual when a vehicle drove by the scene and began shooting at the paramedics and firefighters. The car drove off but turned around and returned, unloading a barrage of bullets at them again! In this article, one firefighter and one paramedic were injured by the gunfire and taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries…thank God. This incident is just...
When Should I replace My Body Armor?
Unfortunately, the shelf life of body armor isn’t forever. Even if you never get shot, there are various considerations to make regarding your body armor’s replacement. There also might be circumstances requiring a new purchase before the expiration date. Did you drop it? Could it have a hairline fracture? are the questions you need to ask yourself. In today’s blog, we’ll be covering when it’s appropriate to replace your body armor. Replace Body Armor After It’s Been Shot The more obvious reason to replace body armor, but we’ll still cover it, is after your vest has been shot. Depending on...
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