Ballistic Body Armor: A Chief’s Refresher Course

rocurement of soft body armor is a relatively new responsibility for law enforcement organizations. It is very possible that many police executives have rarely dealt with the purchase of body armor. Until the mid-1970s body armor was bulky and generally not suited for patrol work. In the 1960s, a DuPont scientist developed a new fiber … Continue reading Ballistic Body Armor: A Chief’s Refresher Course