Statistics show that wearing body armor reduces the chance of bodily injury or death caused by any physical injury including a car accident. The best vest you will ever wear is the one you’re wearing if you are shot. 36% of officers killed in fatal shootings between 2003-2012 could have survived but were not wearing their vest.
- Officers that do not routinely wear body armor are 3.4 times more likely to suffer fatal injuries from a torso shot than officers who routinely wear their body armor.
- Wearing body armor can mean the difference between life and death.
- You never know