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 Can we purchase other Ballistic equipment such as K9 body Armor, ballistic shields and helmets through BVP?

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  • Vests provided through this program must be tested and found to comply with the applicable NIJ standard. Vests modified for K-9 units have not been tested by NIJ and are therefore not eligible for matching funds.




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