Few protective devices are simpler or more effective than body shields. Used by peace officers, national guardsmen, campus police, corrections officers, and other security officials, good body shields provide safety for those behind the shield. They are also a passive barrier, and thus offer safety for those on the opposite of the shield as well. BestSafetyApparel.Com offers several different body shields constructed of Lexan and giving splash, impact, and fragment protection. These body shields come in different thicknesses, sizes, and conformation to suit the anticipated safety needs of the officers using them.
With adjustable, quick-release grips, the shields can be used with both hands when necessary and are adaptable for primary left or right-hand use. They are also dielectric, preventing the pass-through of electric current. Constabularies can choose the correct label to appear on the outside of each body shield. Most Best Safety Apparel body shields are convex, to deflect projectiles and substances. We also have a capture body shield available that is concave—rounded inward. This particular body shield is intended to allow the officers to use it to isolate and contain specific individuals for apprehension or to disrupt cells. For the protection of those who restore order, a necessary safety tool is the body shield from Best Safety Apparel.