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9/23/2020 3:47:02 PM
Posted: 8/8/2011 6:04:55 PM EDT
I thought there was a group that helps reserve officers get body armor at low or no cost. Does anybody know of this group? I am a reserve looking for better armor then the old stuff i have now. I would consider any help. Thanks!
Link Posted: 8/9/2011 10:41:26 AM EDT
If there is a group, it would have been nice to know before I dropped coin on my body armor.
Link Posted: 8/9/2011 11:03:14 AM EDT


Check out the Reserve Officer Purchase Program from Point Blank Body Armor. 50% off MSRP for qualified officers.

Link Posted: 8/10/2011 8:04:56 AM EDT
The only one I'm aware of is the Pont Blank discount.

See here:

http://www.reservepolice.org/pointblank.html

Link Posted: 8/11/2011 9:44:10 AM EDT
The sheriff's dept buys new fitted body armor for our reserves. They will also replace it when it "expires".

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Link Posted: 8/11/2011 5:25:16 PM EDT
I know this says "agency", but perhaps your agency would consider using the grant to equip its Reserves.

Law Enforcement Agencies seeking funding in the following areas: Tuition for all NRA training classes; Purchase of Portable Defibrillators for use in patrol cars; Purchase and training of K-9 dogs (to be used for drug or bomb detection and search and rescue); Purchase of Individual Body armor; Purchase of “Quic-Clot” (new product for traumatic injury/bleeding—currently in testing phase—recommended for all patrol units); Purchase of Tire spikes—used to stop and puncture tires; Maintenance of, and purchase of Supplies for Police ranges—multi-agency use; Purchase of Individual Traffic safety vests; Purchase of Chemical/biohazard suits; and Purchase of Robots. Other types of projects will be considered on a case by case basis.

http://www.policegrantshelp.com/grants/1849120-NRA-Foundation-Grants/
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