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Search for school safety gear leads parents to NC company's bullet-proof backpack panels

Search for school safety gear leads parents to NC company's bullet-proof backpack panels

Company's specialized panel turns backpacks into shields KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. — More and more parents are looking for ways to protect their children while they're at school, and their research is leading them to a North Carolina company's product that turns a backpack into a bullet-proof shield. For Frank Stewart, the owner of Premier Body Armor in Kings Mountain, protection is a passion. “My previous life I was a defense contractor. So we worked just with a lot of armor. We built armor vehicles for the military," Stewart told WYFF News 4's, Mike McCormick. “We come from over 25 years...

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Better vests, more protection

Premier Body Armor was recently featured on several news outlets. GASTON COUNTY, NC (WBTV) – Gaston County Sheriff Alan Cloninger has a plan in place to keep his deputies safe. He said it was long before shootings in Dallas, Texas and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, that he had been looking at new body armor for the men and women of the sheriff’s office. “I pay attention to what’s going on and I’ve seen the escalation of violence. Not just with the recent escalation, but the escalation in general,” said Cloninger. His hope is to purchase dozens of new protective vests. Cloninger said...

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Gaston County Sheriff’s Office Gives Seal of Approval

Thanks to the Gaston County Sheriff’s Office in North Carolina, the Premier Durus 8000 has received the seal of approval by Sheriff Alan Cloninger and Chief Deputy Kim Johnson. They deserve the best protection and should #nevercompromise when it comes to dangerous situations. We are proud to help protect the brave men and women serving Gaston County, and all those throughout the country.

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The Loadout Room – Torture Test

Premier Durus Plates and Falcon Carrier September 18, 2017 by Travis Pike Admittedly I’m a bit of a beginner when it comes to body armor. In the Marines I never gave it much thought, I had it, and I wore it and I complained about it. As I became a civilian my need for body armor lessened, but did not entirely disappear. I’ve kept a couple sets of soft armor on hand, but could never decide what hard armor to go with. What was affordable seemed heavy, and what was lightweight wasn’t affordable. Don’t get me wrong, you get what you pay for,...

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Premier Backpack Panel Test

BigDaddyHoffman1911 shoots one of our backpack panels close to 50 times!  The results are shocking…

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