Should I Buy Body Armor

Posted by Bob Harris on

If you've thought about buying armor, you are not alone.  We have seen a significant increase from the general public on the topic.  

A few reasons:
1. Business owners that take money to the bank.
2. Working somewhere that has a higher likelihood of active shooter incidences.
3. Work late at night.
4. Working in a dangerous area.
6. A business person with clients that may be upset.
7. Working as a Policeman, Fireman, EMT, or other first-responders.

Other professions where it might be a good idea to consider purchasing body armor.

Security Guards, Store Owners, EMS, Attorneys, Prosecutors, Judges, Executives, Private Investigators, Pharmacists, Teachers, and Bail Bondsmen or Enforcement Agents. 

According to gunpolicy.org, there are approximately 270 million firearms in America. In 2014, there were more than 15,800 gun-related homicides. Recent reports also indicate more than 84,000 non-fatal gun injuries. Clearly, these statistics are alarming, but many would argue that firearms are safe when used with care and provide a number of benefits for owners and their loved ones. As Americangunfacts.com reports, each year guns are used 80 times more often to protect a life than to take one. No matter what your personal views are on gun ownership or gun control, the reality is that they are prevalent in America. 
 
While the likelihood of getting shot by a firearm is much less than being involved in an automobile accident (the National Safety Council estimates that 38,300 people were killed and 4.4 million were injured on U.S. roads in 2015), no one wants to become a statistic. 
 

Why not protect yourself from these threats? Most of us wear seatbelts to protect ourselves from the threat of a car accident, why not consider bullet-proof body armor to minimize your chances of being harmed by a firearm? Recent advancements have allowed us to protect ourselves and our families with stronger, lighter-weight, and less costly options than ever before. Do yourself a favor and check them out!

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