Bulletproof Backpacks By Leatherback Gear
When it comes to your safety and the safety of your loved ones, there's no room for compromise.
The FBI in 2021 designated 61 shootings as active shooter incidents in the US, which included public and private places such as malls, public transit, grocery stores, warehouses, and festivals. And, sadly, on the list were also schools; elementary, high school, and college.
This has left many feeling vulnerable and unsure of what steps they can take to protect their self and loved ones. Knowing what to do and having the right gear available to protect yourself can make all the difference.
Knowing what to do:
There are resources online to help people learn how to handle active shooter incidents and here are a few of those helpful resources;
Responding to an Active Shooter
Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools, Technical Assistance Center of the U.S. Department of Education Office of Safe and Healthy Students: Active Shooter Situations: Responding to an Active Shooter Situation.
Active Shooter Preparedness
US Department of Homeland Security Active Shooter Preparedness
School Emergency Planning & Safety including Resources for Administrators & Classrooms
California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services provides direct and easy access to pertinent emergency preparedness information and resources as they relate to schools throughout California and the nation.
Having the right gear:
One option for having the right gear can be as easy as buying a backpack! Backpacks historically have had one purpose; to carry and protect items that you need for work, travel, school, etc. Leatherback Gear has designed a backpack that stores and protects your valuable items and protects your body. But, more importantly, it gives you an increased sense of security wherever you go.
HOW DOES A BACKBACK PROTECT?
Here are a just a few protective features:
- The "backpack to bulletproof" design, is made so you can simply pull on the red zipper to separate the backpack into two parts creating an armored vest within seconds.
- Front & Back Protection - When worn as a vest, you'll have one bulletproof panel protecting your front, and one bulletproof panel protecting your back.
- Leatherback's bulletproof panels have *NIJ rated level IIA protection, which is the same level of protection trusted by law enforcement in the USA and most of the world.
- Two Bulletproof Panel Inserts - Two bulletproof panels are hidden inside of the backpack, so you can move around protected without anyone noticing.
- Designed to Protect You Against - Handgun rounds up to .44 magnum, 9mm submachine gun rounds, or 12 gauge shotgun slugs.
Leatherback Bulletproof Backpack Features:
*Understanding NIJ Protection Levels
WHICH BACKPACK IS RIGHT FOR ME?
HOW TO PUT ON A LEATHERBACK BULLETPROOF BACKPACK
Our response time to an active shooter situation can be the difference between surviving an unexpected attack to tragically not surviving the attack; that's why it's important to have the right gear to defend ourselves and know how to use the gear in a timely manner.
Leatherback Gear's patented separation zipper allows you to transform the backpack into a protective bulletproof vest, covering both your front and your back within seconds. Still allowing access to the critical items in your bag that you may need in the situation to help others and to keep you safe in the process.
Step by Step: How To Put On Your Backpack
WHO IS A LEATHERBACK BULLETPROOF BACKPACK FOR?
Bulletproof Backpacks by Leatherback Gear are made for everyone, including elementary, high school, and college students, travelers both in the US and abroad, hikers, hunters, and outdoorsmen, and people who work in the big city or the suburbs. These backpacks are made for anyone who wants to add an extra layer of protection to their body in the unfortunate event of an active shooter situation.
Get the protection and peace of mind for you and your loved ones by buying a Bulletproof Backpack by Leatherback Gear today!
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