Duty vest outside or under? - Police Forums & Law ...

 · 05-18-2002, 06:00 PM. All of you know this drill at the firing range. 2 to the body, 1 to the head. We're told to wear our vests under our uniforms, so if were ever in that position I hope to get hit in the chest, and not in the head. Some of our inspectors wear em outside at there own risk.

30 Things People Didn't Know About Bulletproof Vests

 · The majority of bulletproof vests are sold with a couple of carriers, although it's best to have three. When the carriers are rotated, it keeps the Velcro straps from …

Why Don't They Just Shoot Them in the Head? - MetaFilter

 · Best answer: The answer is "nothing," but there are two reasons it still makes sense not to have escorted people wear helmets. First, as Silvertree mentioned, the head isn't actually all that big. If a marksman is a good enough shot to be able to pull off a headshot at a sufficient distance that he wouldn't be spotted by police, he's probably good enough to hit them somewhere not protected by ...

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 · Similarly, consider why detectives don't always wear bulletproof vests. As a March 2019 New York Times article discussed, a common explanation is that such vests are bulky and cumbersome, ...

Officers' Deaths A Reminder Of Need To Wear Protective ...

 · Police Officers' Deaths A Reminder Of Need To Wear Bulletproof Vest. Tim Smith was an Eastman police officer who, on Aug. 13, chose not to wear his city-issued bulletproof vest. And, it was a decision that would cost him his life. Becky Sheffield, …

Tactical Bulletproof Vest: Cons and Downfalls (and a ...

 · Vests Don't Offer the Most Protection One of the most significant downfalls of body armor is that it offers only a relatively small amount of protection, in terms of surface area. Think – when strapping a bulletproof vest to your chest, it's only going to protect …

Police Vests: 4 Things You May Not Know About Ballistic …

 · The recent massacre in Las Vegas is a grim reminder of the extreme danger police officers face on a daily basis. At any moment, officers could be confronted by a criminal with a concealed firearm during a traffic stop or, as we saw on Sunday, mad …

Best 5 Bulletproof Vest/Body Armor For Cops, Bodyguards …

Canine vests provide protection for the back, sides, underbelly, and chest. Body armor for dogs is rapidly growing in demand. More law enforcement agencies and the military are employing K-9 units. In addition, citizens are demanding that existing units provide quality bullet protection for the dogs in their service.

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 · Ask a Cop; If this is your ... Do you guys always wear bulletproof vests on duty? 12-13-2009, 09:02 AM. Is there any other part of your body you bulletproof besides the vest? Do you wish you sometimes had a bulletproof mask or something for your face? ... I don't wear a vest....I just use my Lightsaber to block everything that's shot at me ...

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 · A new state rule requires all court officers to wear bullet-proof vests — but the boob-squishing safety gear has no contoured room for breasts, making it painful and irritating for women, ...

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Police Chief Bans Certain Outer Vests Because They Make ...

 · Cops give many reasons why they prefer the outer-worn vests. What "they look… like" didn't factor into the equation. Only people who believe officers are jackbooted caricatures believe cops place aesthetics high on the list of reasons to …

It Could Save Their Lives. Why Don't Detectives Always ...

 · Why Don't Detectives Always Wear It? Read in app The Police Department's Patrol Guide dictates that detectives must wear a bulletproof vest when performing enforcement duty, …

Should civilians be allowed to wear bullet proof vests?

 · But only to cops. He doesn't think civilians should have them. He said that criminals who wear bulletproof vests "change the whole dynamic" for cops, who are trained to shoot at the torso, because ...

Does bullet proof vest expire? - Answers

 · Yes and no. Given enough time I suspect that the fabric will get brittle (we are talking decades). Cops that wear the same vest on a regular basis …

FAQ: Why Don't Cops Wear Bulletproof ... - Military …

Why are bullet proof vests not stab proof? If a vest features stab protection, it will not necessarily be bullet proof. Equally, a bullet proof vest may offer no protection to bladed weapons. Stab resistant material is used to protect the body's vital organs from injury from bladed attacks- …

Thousands of city officers wearing obsolete bulletproof vests

 · Most cops don't know if their vests have expired — and won't until it could be too late, a source warned. "We'll never know how true that is until, God forbid, somebody is shot," the ...

Why New York Detectives Don't Always Wear Bulletproof …

 · A detective conducting surveillance — as Detective Simonsen was in the minutes before his death — would not be inclined to wear a vest. "Wearing a bulletproof vest is going to blow you up," revealing a police presence, Mr. Panagopoulos said. "They're going to know who you are. It's going to defeat your surveillance.".

Police Bulletproof Vest: Law Enforcement Bullet Proof Vest

Since bulletproof vests began to be more popular in the 1980's, these vests have been credited with averting the deaths of more than 3,000 people. According to the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF), police officers who don't usually wear body armor are 14 times more likely to have a fatal injury than cops who do.

Tactical Bulletproof Vest: Cons and Downfalls (and a ...

 · Vests Don't Offer the Most Protection One of the most significant downfalls of body armor is that it offers only a relatively small amount of protection, in terms of …

Good Question: Why don't law enforcement officers wear ...

 · Jeanette writes: Why don't all officers wear bulletproof vests and helmets when going to the door of a citizen for welfare checks, warrants, etc.? Even during traffic stops, they could easily be killed! Wouldn't that prevent officers from being killed? We are seeing too many officers killed. It's so sad!

Why don't soldiers wear bulletproof face ... - Slate Magazine

 · Why don't soldiers wear bulletproof face masks? Because they're hot, cumbersome, and ineffective against Taliban guns. There are lots of bulletproof masks on the market, and law enforcement ...

Most Law Enforcement Agencies Don't Require Bulletproof …

 · Modern-day vests are designed to stop a bullet fired from a handgun, even at relatively close range, as happened on Friday.But Florida Highway Patrol policy does not require that troopers wear the ...