ARNPRIOR, ONTARIO (Marketwired via COMTEX) — Pacific Safety Products Inc. announced today that it has received a contract with a large federal agency for the production of ballistic vests and related products with a firm value of C$6.78 million dollars. The contract term is for 4 years commencing in early 2015. This contract replaces a contract PSP held that expired 2 years ago. Deliveries are expected to begin in January 2015.
PSP has also received a contract with a large national police force for production of ballistic panels with a firm value C$800,000.00. Delivery is scheduled to take place in the next 60 days. This contract also… Press Release
New FBI data released today finds that the number of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty — that is, killed with felonious intent by a suspected criminal — plummeted to 27 in 2013, its lowest level in decades.
Notably, the sharp decline in officer fatalities comes even as the number of justifiable homicides by officers, which the FBI defines as “the killing of a felon by a law enforcement officer in the line of duty,” climbed to its highest level since 1994 last year. Read More | Download Document
BARRETT TOWNSHIP — The manhunt for Eric Frein is over in the Poconos and out of that effort, the community stepped up to help the police who serve and protect. A group in Monroe County sold t-shirts emblazoned with the words: Barret Proud, raising money to pay for bullet proof vests for the township’s police department. Read More
TRI-CITIES, TN (WJHL) -In the line of duty, the barrier between life and death could come down to a bulletproof vest. Manufacturers give bulletproof vests (bullet-resistant vests) a shelf-life of five years – a time frame most law enforcement agencies abide by. But not all.
Over the past month, News Channel 11 tracked down the expiration dates for bulletproof vests in the seven Tennessee counties in our viewing area, and found some that date back to when Bill Clinton was President.
In law enforcement agencies across the nation, they’re the two lines of defense officers don’t leave home without: a gun and bulletproof vest. Read More
The nation’s largest police unions and a national coalition of police chiefs agreed Thursday to mandatory use of body armor and seat belts for all law enforcement agencies.
The accord, the first of its kind between labor and law enforcement leaders, comes amid persistent reports that large numbers of officers die in shootings and traffic accidents without the basic protection afforded by bulletproof vests and seat restraints.
Although traffic-related incidents were the leading cause of officer deaths in 13 of the past 15 years, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, which closely tracks police fatalities, about half of officers do not regularly wear seat belts. Read More
TEMPE, Ariz., Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Armor Designs, Inc. (LSE: ADID) (“Armor” or the “Company”), a leading designer, integrator and manufacturer of armor solutions for military, government and commercial use, today provided an update on litigation currently pending before the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware (the “Court”). Following a hearing held on Friday, November 7, 2014, the Court preliminarily declined to validate a written consent executed by the Company’s former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, James St. Ville (“St. Ville”), acting through his wholly-owned company Hawthorne & York International Ltd (“HYI”), to remove the incumbent… Press Release