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Spike in mass shootings creates demand for different police approach

The school in Newtown. The Sikh temple in Wisconsin. The movie theater in Aurora. America’s angst over shootings in public places is growing, and for good reason. According to a study obtained by Yahoo News, rampages like the Washington Navy Yard and Los Angeles airport shootings...
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AMI products used by SWAT team

Last night the Modesto Police Department was called to the Shell Gas Station at 1728 Oakdale Rd. for reports that a man was acting unstable and being extremely violent, destroying items in the store.

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SAPI-3 Armor Plate Review by Tactical Life

In today's terror-threatened society, first responders need as much protection as possible from all manner of firearms, from pistols all the way up to battle rifles. Having a degree of ballistic protection capable of withstanding hand-held and shoulder-fired firearm...
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Armored Mobility Inc. Rapid Response Carrier and SAPI3 Plate Review

My agency responded to an active shooter in the workplace last week. Shots were fired. Hundreds of workers, fearing the worst, hid in their offices. There were gunfire injuries to a civilian. Our PD response was swift and decisive. The shooter was arrested...
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Oakland shooting: Oikos gunman lined up victims and ‘started shooting,’ police say

Monday's shooting at California's Oikos University left at least seven people dead, and more details are emerging as to the suspect's motive. One Goh, the 43-year-old suspected male shooter and former nursing student at the school, was upset with...
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SWAT Team Mobilized to Arrest Barricaded Man

Christopher Hunter, Santa Cruz local, barricaded himself in his RV Tuesday to resist arrest for domestic violence charges.
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Armored Mobility Provides Lightweight Level III

Richard, Aaron, and I were meandering around after lunch at 2012 SHOT Show Media Day when we came across the Armored Mobility, Inc (AMI) display. We were able to speak at length with company president Michael Berritto III, who was proud to show us his innovative Mobile Armored Shield (MAS).
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Suspect in deadly shootout was Army vet treated for PTSD, father says

Search warrant in hand, a team of bulletproof vest-wearing officers rapped on the door of a small, red-brick house, identifying themselves as police. When no one responded, authorities say, the officers burst inside.
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Police suspect Army vet in shooting of six officers

Six police officers were shot, one of them fatally, when a gunman said to be a U.S. Army veteran opened fire on them as they served a drug-related search warrant in Utah, authorities said on Thursday.
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AMI products used by SWAT team

AMI products shown being used by San Rafael SWAT team and police officers on Channel 2 News in hostage situation.

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Authorities Fear Cops Being Targeted After at Least 11 Officers Shot in 24 Hours

Authorities are worried a recent wave of police officer shootings may not be a coincidence. In just 24 hours, at least 11 cops were shot around the country.
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Gang Activity in the U.S. Military

According to a recently released FBI report, Gang-related activity in the US military is increasing and poses a threat to law enforcement officials and national security.
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School Associated Violent Deaths and School Shootings

School-associated violent deaths, school shootings, and school crisis incidents have been identified through print and electronic news sources, professional contacts, and other nationwide sources.
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Court refuses to overturn bulletproof vest law

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a challenge against a federal law making it illegal for criminals to own bulletproof vests. The appeal had questioned Congress' lawmaking ability under the Commerce Clause.
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Shooting suspect warned of violence in online post

The teen suspected of shooting two administrators at his Omaha high school warned in a Facebook post on the same day of the attack that people would hear about the "evil" things he did and said the school drove him to violence.
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AMI products used by SWAT team

AMI products shown being used by Santa Cruz SWAT team on Channel 8 News taking down an escaped inmate. Products can be seen at the 1:23 mark.

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Pa. killing highlights dangers facing game wardens

David Grove was a member of the "thin green line" — one of the wildlife officers who work mostly alone, often in forests, at night, in the cold and in close range of people who almost always are carrying guns.
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Soldier deserted post a month before dying in Salt Lake City shootout

Army Spec. Brandon S. Barrett was classified as a deserter just eight days before he shot a Salt Lake City police officer in the leg near the Grand America Hotel on Friday.
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The Body Armor Story

So the story starts: …Armored Mobility called us and said “we have some really cool Level III plates.”
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Are gang members getting military training?

Chicago cop who served in Afghanistan and Iraq has seen a rise in US gang graffiti in the Middle East
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Armored Mobility Inc - Victoria Est Vita Restriction on Possession or Purchase of Body Armor. It is against Federal Law for a person convicted of a violent felony to purchase or possess body armor. In addition, various States also have laws restricting the purchase or possession of body armor by persons convicted of drug crimes, certain felonies, or other crimes of violence. By purchasing body armor from AMI you acknowledge and certify that: (1) you have no felony convictions, (2) you have not been convicted of any other crime that would restrict your ability to purchase or possess body armor under any State or Federal law, (3) you do not intend to use the body armor for any criminal purpose and (4) you are over 18 years old. AMI reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to refuse to sell body armor to any person. Additionally, the sale of body armor to residents of Connecticut is restricted to in-person sales, unless the sale is made to certain law enforcement or military personnel.
AMI will only sell to government entities, law enforcement, military (inc. AD/Reserve/NG/Ret), first responders, and other qualified personnel with proper credentials(ie. CCW permit, PI license, Armed Security Guard license, etc...).