You’re not alone! At one time, bulletproof technology was only available to police and the military. Now available to any law abiding citizen, the list of people using bulletproof vests and accessories in their careers and hobbies is growing every day. Many people don’t know the following….
1- If you’re a U.S. citizen, you don’t need a special license or registration to purchase or own bulletproof products. As long as you’re not a felon or using it for criminal purposes, you can purchase and possess bulletproof gear.
2- Licenses are only generally only required to export Level III and IV body armor plates to foreign countries or to sell them to non-U.S. citizens. Level IIIA soft armor bulletproof products are allowed for temporary export for personal use to nearly every country in the world.
3- There are no prohibitions in the U.S. for bringing bulletproof vests and accessories through TSA for travel at airports or metro stations. It’s recommended that you put your vest in your checked bag and don’t wear it onto the plane only because of additional delays and questions TSA screeners may have, but bulletproof soft panel backpack or bag inserts are also legal to bring on board and they’re metal detector friendly.
4- There’s no special training required to use bulletproof products. If it’s a vest, wear it. If it’s in a backpack or bag, practice holding or positioning it as a shield while you escape to safety.
5- There is no minimum age required to use bulletproof products. Children as young as preschool age wear backpacks with bulletproof insert panels. Bulletproof products are considered a passive self-defense technology As such, they are not categorized as weapons.
6- Don’t want to wear a bulletproof vest all day? We can customize a bulletproof panel into just about any bag or clothing article you can imagine. If you normally have a backpack, briefcase, or notebook with you in your daily routine, then let us help you bulletproof it!
Violence can happen at any time and in any place. However, certain people are at greater risk to encountering violence because of their careers and hobbies. Here’s a list of the types of people to whom we regularly sell bulletproof products. Can you think of any jobs or activities not on the list?
CONTRACT SECURITY GUARDS – PRIVATE SECURITY – EXECUTIVE PROTECTION AGENTS – PRIVATE INVESTIGATORS – PROCESS SERVERS – UBER, LYFT, AND TAXI DRIVERS – BOUNCERS – BANKERS – QUICK CHECK CASHING TELLERS – CONVENIENCE STORE CASHIERS – BUSINESS OWNERS WHO MAKE FREQUENT ATM DEPOSITS – LANDLORDS AND RENT COLLECTORS – HOME INVASION PROTECTION – COMMUNITY DISASTER VOLUNTEERS – TOW TRUCK DRIVERS – VEHICLE REPO OPERATORS – PHARMACISTS – REALTORS – EMTs AND PARAMEDICS – POLICE OFFICERS – COMMUNITY POLICE VOLUNTEERS – MILITARY RECRUITERS – FIREARMS INSTRUCTORS – TARGET SHOOTERS – HUNTERS – SCHOOL TEACHERS AND ADMINISTRATORS – DJs – COMPANY EXECUTIVES AND HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGERS – SOCIAL WORKERS – CPS INVESTIGATORS – CORRECTION OFFICERS – PROBATION OFFICERS – LIQUOR STORE AND LATE NIGHT RESTAURANT STAFF – ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICERS – DRUG REHAB CLINIC AND HOUSING STAFF – HOMELESS SHELTER STAFF – AMAZON AND HOME PACKAGE DELIVER PROVIDERS – JEWELERS – PAWN SHOP STAFF – PARKING ENFORCEMENT – RESTRAINING ORDER PROTECTEES – STATE AND LOCAL PARK EMPLOYEES – FOREST SERVICE EMPLOYEES – TV NEWS REPORTERS AND PRINT JOURNALISTS – PHOTOGRAPHERS – WITNESS PROTECTION PARTICIPANTS – BOUNTY HUNTERS – CONCERT AND EVENT STAFF – COLLEGE STUDENTS – K-12 STUDENTS – BULL RIDERS AND RODEO CLOWNS – CHURCH USHERS AND CLERGY – TRAVELERS TO FOREIGN COUNTRIES – CUSTOMS OFFICERS – TSA SCREENERS – JUDGES AND COURT PERSONNEL – ATTORNEYS – ELECTED OFFICIALS AND HIGH PROFILE POLITICIANS – CELEBRITIES – NURSES, DOCTORS, AND ER STAFF – INNER CITY PUBLIC UTILITY WORKERS – METRO OPERATORS AND BUS DRIVERS