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Mandatory Wear Policy for the OJP Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP)

The OJP Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) strongly encourages program participants to review and consider the Model Policy on Body Armor produced by the IACP National Law Enforcement Policy Center.

If you are a BVP participant, you must contact OJP directly to obtain a free copy of the policy and its accompanying concepts & issues paper. The BVP office can be reached by telephone at (877) 758-3787 or by email at vests@usdoj.gov.

If you are not a BVP participant and would like to obtain a copy, you must purchase the policy through the IACP website by visiting www.theiacp.org/policycenter. The Model Policy on Body Armor is located in Volume I. The cost for the policy and its accompanying concepts & issues paper is $9.25. Free copies of the policy cannot be obtained through the IACP.

Note: All documents available from the IACP National Law Enforcement Policy Center are copyrighted. Further dissemination of the material is prohibited without prior written consent of the copyright holder.

For more information on the OJP Bulletproof Vest Program, please visit www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bvpbasi/

For more information on the IACP National Law Enforcement Policy Center, please visit www.theiacp.org/policycenter or email the Center at policycenter@theiacp.org.