3 keys to buying body armor that’s right for you

Of the 135 police officers killed in 2016, 64 died in firearm-related incidents, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. As criminals with firearms continue to threaten officers on the job, body armor can be a lifesaver.

Body armor can be a lifesaver, but vests are not one-size-fits-all. It’s important to know the differences between the various armor options and threat ratings. (photo/Propper)
Body armor can be a lifesaver, but vests are not one-size-fits-all. It’s important to know the differences between the various armor options and threat ratings. (photo/Propper)

However, buying the right body armor requires more than simply checking a box and placing an order. Vests are not one-size-fits-all. Many require custom fitting, and it’s important to know the differences between the various armor options and threat ratings. Plus, there’s the challenge of funding. Read more

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