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Aged Body Armour

Aged_Armour_lgbThe degradation of soft body armor performance is largely undocumented. As a result, police forces in Canada and the U.S. have no basis for replacing their body armor. An ongoing study is aiming at getting the answers that will help police forces. Upon request of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police and the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police, the Canadian Police Research Centre (CPRC) has investigated the performance of in-service armour with the intent of developing an aged armour replacement protocol to help to ensure effectiveness of police body armour. For more information, please read the 2012 paper…