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BVP FAQs > Questions for Eligibility and Participation

Below are the list of questions that relate to Eligibility and Participation. If you don't find a question that relates to your inquiry, you can click your browser's back button to Return to the List of Topics and view a section that might better fit your inquiry.

 Questions for Eligibility and Participation

  • Can I Participate As a Jurisdiction?

  • Can I participate as a Law Enforcement Agency?

  • Can I participate as a Law Enforcement Officer?

  • Can individual law enforcement agencies register if the jurisdiction has not yet registered?

  • Can we include officers in the academy in our application?

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

  • Do state agencies have to connect their application with that of other state agencies applying (like State Police) or can each agency apply on our own?

  • I am a county executive and within my county there are several smaller towns and villages. Do I coordinate the vest needs and the application process for all jurisdictions within my county's boundaries?

  • What Does the Term "Law Enforcement Officer" Mean?

  • What do you mean by "jurisdiction"?

  • What makes a jurisdiction eligible?

  • What makes a law enforcement agency eligible?

       For immediate assistance, please call us toll-free at 1-877-758-3787. You may also reach us by email at vests@usdoj.gov