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Ballistic Protection 2019

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2 | SP E C I A L R E P O RT | B A L L I S T IC PR O T E C T IO N CONTENTS POLICE MAGAZINE SPECIAL REPORT: BALLISTIC PROTECTION 3 Maintaining Concealable Body Armor Although soft armor is tough enough to stop bullets, it's not tough enough to survive mistreatment. David Griffith 5 Adding Ballistic Armor to Patrol Vehicles Agencies across the nation are fitting their officers' rolling offices with bullet-resistant materials. David Griffith 8 Ten Things You Need to Know About Ballistic Helmets Head protection is becoming more prevalent in police oper- ations, and many officers have questions about how to gain the most benefit from this gear. Jonathan MacNeil and Steve Murphy 10 Defensive Measures on Campus Manufacturers are making a variety of bullet-resistant packs, blankets, and window treatments for use in schools. Doug Wyllie 12 What You Should Know About Hard Armor New materials and designs have improved rifle plates' performance and comfort. Melanie Basich 14 The Ballistic Armor Materials of the Future Sound Like Science Fiction David Griffith 15 NIJ Expected to Create New Terminology for Soft Armor Performance David Griffith 16 Directory & Product Showcase Cover Photo: Armor Express Armor Express • armorexpress.com ...................................... 7 Armored Mobility Inc. • armoredmobility.com .................. 13 Attack Mats LLC • attackmats.com ................................... 15 Engineering and Development ULC • ..... 2 Page Ad Index 8 5

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