An officer was shot in the line of duty Saturday, April 18th 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. It was confirmed today that the officer was wearing an Armor Express vest and that the vest prevented serious injury or death. At this point the following information has been made public (this information will be updated as more information is released):
- Officer name: Unreleased
- Incident: Officer shot while responding to a call from a man claiming to be surrounded by snipers threatening him; the man opened fire on the officers
- Extent of injury: Officer shot twice in the chest
- Threat: Handgun (specifics unreleased)
- Location: Phoenix, Arizona
- Police department: Arizona Police Department
- Vest worn: Quantum IIIA
The following are links to articles surrounding the incident:
This announcement follows close on the heels of Armor Express’ release of their first save reenactment film SAVED: Josh Caulkins which can be watched here.
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