According to most definitions, armor is anything that can be used as a protective covering. It’s a defensive tool that has and can save lives.
Unfortunately, recent anti-law enforcement political rhetoric has turned the term “armor” and law enforcement’s need to use it into a cause de celeb for those whose political agenda lines up with chants of “Pigs in a blanket, fry ’em like bacon.”
That misguided political activism has emboldened some to target and attempt to kill law enforcement officers. Since January 1, 2016, law enforcement fatalities have seen a record 129-percent increase, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. That included an attack by a self-proclaimed ISIS disciple in Philadelphia who attempted to kill Philadelphia Police Officer Jessie Hartnett. Thankfully, …Read the Rest
Source:: Tactical Life