Burns survived thanks to his Point Blank Body Armor vest.
On that night police responded to a call for an armed man walking the streets and acting bazaar. Burns had rigged a body cam to a pole to look inside an apartment window to see if the suspect was there. He only saw darkness, but the shooter had ... read more
South Hadley, MA Fire District No. 1 recently purchased six ballistic vests, to be kept in three of the department’s ambulances in case of an emergency or active shooter scenario.
“We’re just being proactive,” Fire District No. 1 Chief Robert Authier said. “God forbid we have the type of event where we would use them.”
After attending a two-day Department of Homeland Security training last June, the department began researching bulletproof vests for sale. The training focused on … read more
Brown was within a foot of the barrel when the suspect fired on him. They exchanged gunfire and the suspect was finally subdued. Although wounded, Brown … read more