police-style 'bullet proof' vests (or more correctly bullet-resistant
vests) we offer a superb value in Police Surplus vests: Previously
Worn, or Refurbished to look Like-New, police vests.
imported vests on sale", NOT made in China, but quality
U.S.-made vests that are in good condition, inexpensive, ready
to wear, and a great value. Police
Departments are legally obligated to only use vests under warranty
with an insurance policy - so even though a 5 year old vest is
typically still perfectly serviceable, they are retired.
Armor Tests as Good as New" according to NIJ research on
10 year old USED armor.
Wound Channel on YouTube hit one of our older Level II Police
Surplus vests with a Level 3-A sub-machine-gun - 9mm at over 1,400
fps. Still no penetration, even though Level II is not rated for
We inspect and process all vests very thoroughly, we:
all vests to remove heavily worn or damaged vests, (and ensure
that there is absolutely no Zylon)
the ballistic panels with VestGuard
elastic that has lost it's snap
it up with our "Bullet-proof" Satisfaction
Our bottom line
is - if we would not be happy wearing the vest ourselves, we won't
sell it for Body Armor (it goes into the "test shooting"
01.01.03 or 0101.05 or .06 Standard Level
II or III-A
side protection (unless requested otherwise).
you can add a Soft Aramid Blunt
Made in the USA
Many Choices? - Just get your measurements
and CALL US!
We are happy to explain the pros and cons of the
come complete, ready to wear.
We do recommend adding an optional Blunt Trauma
Pad for $ 20
1 - Level 3A Used, Good Condition
Premium Aramid Second Chance Monarch Summit Vests
The Second Chance
Monarch Summit is an expensive, premium vest, only 7.5mm thick
in Level 3-A.
We have a huge discount
for these Previously Worn vests that we have carefully inspected,
cleaned and deodorized.
We pull out any vests with excessive wear. Our
standard is - would we be perfectly happy wearing this vest personally
in the line of fire.
Worn-out elastic is replaced so the vest is entirely serviceable.
Chance Monarch Summit, 100% woven Aramid Vests with the Apex
to 5 lb. depending on size
Aramid - very flexible, comfortable, and concealable
and some White
Trauma Plate Pocket built-in
Sorry - no Small or Medium
2 - Level II Refurbished Inside and Out
Worn vests Inspected & Refurbished at the Factory
New nylon cover to the ballistic panels and a new outershell carrier
(now upgraded with a sweat-wicking Coolmax liner)
like a Brand-New vest (we have to note on the label for you to
know it is Police Surplus)
the thinner Level II vests when concealing the armor under light
clothing is a priority
aramid vests - VERY flexible, comfortable, and concealable
~ 6 mm
thickness - these vests are made to exceed Level II ballistic
standards, so a little bit thicker than most Level II vests
is 4.4 lb. / 2 kg.
for Test Shooting
FOR PROTECTION OF LIFE OR PROPERTY
Worn or Damaged
would not be 100% comfortable wearing a used vest for our personal
protection, we sell the panels for test shooting.
down ballistic panel, NO carrier, and NOT usable as a vest.
If you would
like to see just how well armor works, nothing inspires confidence
like shooting one yourself.
You need to
have a suitable backstop for the vest to test properly. A concrete
wall is too hard for a valid test, and can make a good vest fail.
Swinging free in the air can let a bad vest pass.
So a punching
bag or other semi-soft backstop is ideal for "field expedient"
1 panel (half vest, no carrier)
PANELS NOT FOR PROTECTION OF LIFE OR PROPERTY
Get your measurements,
and then call us, and tell us what you want.
We will check
on vests to fit you and your budget out of our inventory.
We will describe
the vest(s) we are offering to you in detail before you confirm
your order: size, brand, model, color, weight, condition, etc.,
are happy to tell you exactly what brands and models we have in
stock that will be an excellent fit for you
Sweat-Wicking Undershirts The special
CooMax® fabric wicks sweat away three times faster than cotton.
So sweat evaporates faster, and you stay a little cooler -and
a lot drier - under your vest. Plus, you don't have to wash your
vest as often...
Soft Trauma Packs / Plates A bullet stopped
by the vest still hits like a sledgehammer causing injury
5" by 8" of extra protection for the middle of
$20 when ordered with vest
Shirt External Carrier Upgrade Option
with Open Slit Lower Pockets
with Police Surplus Vest purchase
Navy BlueIn-Stock Sizes Only
Zip Pockets hidden behind the Centerline
Armor Tests as Good as New
you would like a copy of this NIJ Research Report, just email
failed to demonstrate any significant differences in 10-year-old armor,
regardless of the extent of use or apparent physical condition
exists solely to limit the manufacturer's liability on the product and
is not a reflection of the anticipated service life of the product.
to Police Body Armor, National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology
To see for ourselves, we held the
an 11-Year-Old, Level II Vest with four, 9 mm FMJ rounds, plus 00 Buckshot,
from 24" (61 cm) .
deepest penetration was not even halfway through!