Texas Body Armor And Ballistic Vest Grant Program

  • Texas grant program for bulletproof vests opens ...

    Jul 07, 2017· The grant program, established under Senate Bill 12, allocates $25 million to help agencies purchase rifle-resistant body armor. Abbott signed the bill into law in late May.

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  • BULLETPROOF VEST PARTNERSHIP GRANT ACT OF 1998

    ered or will consider using funding received under the block grant program for any or all of the costs relating to the purchase of armor vests, but did not, or does not expect to use such funds for such purpose. ‘‘SEC. 2503. DEFINITIONS. ‘‘For purposes of this part— ‘‘(1) the term ‘armor vest’ means body armor, no less than

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  • Bulletproof Vest and Body Armor Grant Program

    Peace Officer Mental Health Grant Program 772.0074 Critical Incident Stress Debriefing Grant Program 772.0075 Bulletproof Vest and Body Armor Grant Program 772.0076 Enforcement of Immigration Law Grant Program 772.0078 Opioid Antagonist Grant Program 772.0101 Border Inspection, Trade, and Transportation Advisory Committee 772.0102

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  • 85(R) SB 12 - Texas

    BULLETPROOF VEST AND BODY ARMOR GRANT PROGRAM. ... The criminal justice division shall establish and administer a grant program to provide financial assistance to a law enforcement agency in this state that seeks to equip its peace officers with bulletproof vests, ballistic plates, and plate ... bulletproof vests, ballistic plates, and plate ...

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  • Protecting Those Who Serve And Protect | Office of the ...

    Jul 07, 2017· During the 85th Legislative Session, Governor Abbott signed Senate Bill 12, which funds the $25 million statewide grant program designed to provide personal body armor to law enforcement officers across Texas. Today’s announcement comes on the one-year anniversary of the deadly ambush on Dallas police officers.

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  • FUND SOURCE DESCRIPTIONS - Texas

    BULLET PROOF VEST PARTNERSHIP The Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) program is administered by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs. BVP reimburses law enforcement agencies up to 50% of body armor costs. The program has both a direct to locals and State Administering Agency component.

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  • 85(R) SB 12 - Enrolled version - Texas

    enforcement agencies with the purchase of bulletproof vests and body armor. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: SECTIONA1.AASubchapter A, Chapter 772, Government Code, is amended by adding Section 772.0073 to read as follows: Sec.A772.0073.AABULLETPROOF VEST AND BODY ARMOR GRANT PROGRAM.

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  • Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program Reauthorization ...

    The item Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program Reauthorization Act of 2015 : report (to accompany S. 125) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office) represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Indiana State Library.

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  • Bulletproof Vest Program (BVP) | Mass.gov

    The Bulletproof Vest Program (BVP) provides reimbursement to eligible police departments that have already applied for reimbursement from the federal government under the Bureau of Justice Assistance Federal Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Act of 1998. As funding is limited, reimbursement is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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  • Texas governor announces $23M grant for rifle-resistant vests

    The governor signed SB 12 during the 85th Legislative Session, authored by Sen. Royce West (D-Dallas) and Rep. Phil King (R-Weatherford), which created funding for the grant program to provide personal body armor to law enforcement agencies throughout Texas.

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  • Rifle-Resistant Body Armor Equipment Information (SB12)

    Jan 01, 2018· As a result of the passage of Senate Bill 12, the Governor’s Office, through its Criminal Justice Division (CJD), released a grant funding announcement for rifle-resistant body armor on July 7, 2017. In accordance with the guidelines, grant recipients may not purchase any equipment pursuant to this grant program before January 1, 2018.

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  • Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) – First Responder Grants

    Apr 12, 2018· Body armor for state and local law enforcement. Grant Website and Guidelines. Grant Deadline: All applications must be submitted online by 6:00 pm ET, May 29, 2018 Over 1 million body armor vests awarded since 1999. The Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP), created by the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Act of 1998 is a unique U.S. Department …

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  • Protecting Those Who Serve And Protect | Office of the ...

    Jul 07, 2017· During the 85th Legislative Session, Governor Abbott signed Senate Bill 12, which funds the $25 million statewide grant program designed to provide personal body armor to law enforcement officers across Texas. Today’s announcement comes on the one-year anniversary of the deadly ambush on Dallas police officers. “We must do all we can to ...

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  • Guardian Angel Program - Safe Life Defense Body Armor ...

    No soft body armor will defeat rifle or long gun ammunition. For protection against rifle threats Safe Life Defense offers NIJ Level IV hard armor to be used in conjunction with your soft body armor. Always refer to your ballistic panel inserts to determine the level of your soft bulletproof vest.

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  • Vest for Life Body Armor Program – First Responder Grants

    Jan 20, 2017· Free Bullet Proof Vests Program for Law Enforcement Officers Grant Website Grant Guidelines Grant Deadline: This program accepts applications on an ongoing basis. Providing Recycled Ballistic Vests To LEOs Since 2009 Thousands of law enforcement professionals in the United States and around the world are working in dangerous …

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  • Public Safety Vest Reimbursement - Vest Reimbursement Program

    Reimbursement is for soft body armor only. Tactical ballistic items are NOT eligible for reimbursement. The program does not reimburse for additional costs including embroidery, alterations and/or shipping costs. The state can reimburse one-half the cost of the soft body armor vest.

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  • Curry County awarded grant for law enforcement body armor

    Oct 27, 2020· AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - The Bureau of Justice Assistance awards Curry County a grant to buy body armor for law enforcement officers. Through the bulletproof vest partnership program, the bureau ...

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  • Government and Federal Grants | Body Armor Outlet

    Established in 1998 by the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Act, BVP is part of the U.S. Department of Justice initiative to provide critical resources to state and local law enforcement.

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  • Texas Grant Program for Bulletproof Vests Opens ...

    Jul 07, 2017· Texas Grant Program for Bulletproof Vests Opens Applications on Dallas Police Ambush Anniversary ... allocates $25 million to help agencies purchase rifle-resistant body armor. Abbott signed the ...

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  • Texas Law Enforcement Getting $2 ... - Ballistics Protection

    Feb 05, 2019· Funds may be used for obtaining body armor compliant with the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) standard (Ballistic Resistance of Body Armor NIJ Standard-0101.06) type III (rifles) or type IV (armor piercing rifle) body armor; including bullet-resistant vests, ballistic plates, and plate carriers.

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  • Collins supports Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program

    May 14, 2019· The goal of the BVP is to support the purchase of body armor that has been tested and found to comply with applicable ballistic and stab standards promulgated by the National Institute of Justice. For the past 20 years, the BVP program has awarded more than 13,000 jurisdictions a total of $467 million in federal funds for the purchase of over 1 ...

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  • Rifle-Resistant Body Armor Grant Program (Texas)

    Feb 13, 2021· The purpose of this program is to equip peace officers with rifle-resistant body armor. Funds may be used for obtaining body armor compliant with the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) standard (Ballistic Resistance of Body Armor NIJ Standard-0101.06) type III (rifles) or type IV (armor piercing rifle) body armor; including bullet-resistant vests, ballistic plates, …

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  • Law Enforcement Body Armor: DOJ Could Enhance Grant ...

    The Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) program offers 2-year grants on a reimbursable basis. The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) program provides 4-year grant money up front that can be used to fund body armor procurement along with other criminal justice activities.

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  • Texas grant program for bulletproof vests opens ...

    Jul 08, 2017· The grant program, established under Senate Bill 12, allocates $25 million to help agencies purchase rifle-resistant body armor. Abbott signed the bill into law in late May. The governor's Criminal...

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  • Bulletproof Vest Partnership Initiative

    Enacted in 1998 by the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Act (Public Law 105-181) and reauthorized by the Bulletproof Act of 2000 (Public Law 106-517), the Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) Program is a U.S. Department of Justice initiative designed to provide critical

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  • Law Enforcement Protection Program

    Body Armor Vests $665 maximum per vest (Tote carriers for vests are not reimbursable.) No police or sheriff's department shall apply for a grant to replace existing body armor unless that body armor has been in actual use for a period of five (5) years or longer. Duty Weapons/Firearms Determined by quotes received by applicant.

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  • About Us | Body Armor Outlet

    Body Armor Outlet began in 2004 as a tiny online distributor for used ballistic armor founded by Raymond Bellia, who started a “buyback” program and began liquidating outdated ballistic vests of police and fitting their officers with new, affordable, top-of-the-line body armor at a fraction of his competitors’ costs.

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  • Body Armor for Law Enforcement Officers: In Brief

    Jan 28, 2016· The Matching Grant Program for Law Enforcement Armor Vests (hereinafter, “BPV program”) provides grants to state, local, and tribal governments to purchase armor vests for use by law enforcement officers and court officers. The BPV program was first authorized by the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Act of 1998 (P.L. 105-181).

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  • Texas body armor and ballistic vest grant program

    Funds may only be used to obtain body armor, including bulletproof vests, ballistic plates, and plate carriers. Match. There is no match requirement under this program. Project Periods. All projects must begin between Jan. 1 and Mar. 1, 2018. A project period …

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  • Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) Program ...

    Mar 02, 2012· Created by the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Act of 1998, the Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) Program, administered by BJA, is a unique U.S. Department of Justice initiative designed to provide a critical resource to state and local law enforcement.

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  • Police Considering Program to Fund ... - Body Armor News

    Denton Police Considering Program to Fund Specialized Protective Vests All of Denton’s 171 police officers must wear their bulletproof vests when in uniform. According to Lee Howell, Denton’s Police Chief, these ballistic vests are very important to the safety of our officers, although they are expensive.

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  • Governor Abbott Announces Rifle Resistant Vest Grant ...

    Jan 09, 2018· During the 85th Legislative Session, Governor Abbott signed Senate Bill 12, authored by Sen. Royce West and Rep. Phil King, which created funding for the grant program to provide personal body armor to law enforcement agencies throughout Texas.

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  • Texas Government Code 772.0075 – Bulletproof Vest and Body ...

    (a) In this section, “criminal justice division” means the criminal justice division established under Section 772.006. (b) The criminal justice division shall establish and administer a grant program to provide financial assistance to a law enforcement agency in this state that seeks to equip its peace officers with bulletproof vests, ballistic plates, and plate carriers.

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  • Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership | Overview ...

    The Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP), created by the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Act of 1998 is a unique U.S. Department of Justice initiative designed to provide a critical resource to state and local law enforcement.

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  • Ballistic-Resistant Body Armor - Criminal Justice Testing ...

    Feb 23, 2021· The National Institute of Justice Compliance Testing Program (NIJ CTP) administers a product conformity assessment system for ballistic-resistant body armor to determine a specific armor model’s compliance with NIJ Standard-0101.06.This testing is conducted in accordance with the NIJ CTP Ballistic Body Armor Initial Type Testing …

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