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Active shooter training includes Hardwire Bulletproof Whiteboards

Hardwire Bulletproof Whiteboards are featured in the city of Valdez Alaska active shooter training video. The VPD ALICE is a promotional developed by Seed Media for the Valdez Police Department

Bloomburg Business - The Bulletproof Classroom: Shielding Kids From Shooters

Bloomberg Business coverage of Bulletproof Whiteboards.  October 2015.

'Active shooter' incidents on the rise

'Active shooter' incidents on the rise

The number of incidents in which a shooter opens fire on a crowd of people more than doubled over the past seven years compared with the previous seven, the FBI found in a study made public Wednesday.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation analyzed 160 "active shooter" incidents from 2000 through 2013 to look for common elements that might guide law enforcement officers in preventing the shootings or responding more effectively.

The study found an average of six incidents per year from 2000 through 2006. The number rose to 16 incidents annually in the past seven years.

Bulletproof school supplies aim to keep kids safe

Bulletproof school supplies aim to keep kids safe

Companies like Hardwire LLC. are introducing a new trend to the back-to-school marketplace: Armored backpacks, clipboards and more products that are meant to keep children safe.

Transparent Armor Window Insert - NIJ 3A Ballistic Protection

Transparent Armor Window Insert - NIJ 3A Ballistic Protection

This custom-designed piece of transparent armor seamlessly covers an existing window in a police car door, providing ballistic protection for the officer inside. Ballistic Protection Level: Certified to NIJ Level 3A (NIJ 0108.01); protects against handgun and shotgun ammunition up to .44 magnum. Provides protection for the officer’s head and neck, especially in his blind spot where a perpetrator could approach the vehicle.

VTV Family Outreach Foundation Unveils Campus Safety Self-Assessment Tools

Attend the launch Aug. 13 at George Mason University to learn more about these free assessments that cover sexual violence, physical security, hazing, mental health and more.

College sexual assault: 10 questions to ask when choosing a school

College sexual assault: 10 questions to ask when choosing a school

As the problem of campus sexual assault gains more attention, parents of prospective college students may wonder whether the schools they are considering are sufficiently addressing student safety – and responding both compassionately and fairly to reports of sexual misconduct. 

One resource that each school is required to provide annually is known in shorthand as a Clery report, which includes crime data and safety policies. These can typically be found online.

Clear Coverage

Clear Coverage

Hardwire LLC has long been in the business of armoring vehicles for the U.S. armed forces abroad, and as a natural revolution has developed armor products for American law enforcement. But it was the Brooklyn ambush of NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu in their cruiser last year that inspired CEO George Tunis and his partners to develop the company's newest ballistic product, the Transparent Armor Window Insert.

Police Magazine features Armor Windown Insert

Police Magazine features Armor Windown Insert

Hardwire LLC has long been in the business of armoring vehicles for the U.S. armed forces abroad, and as a natural revolution has developed armor products for American law enforcement. But it was the Brooklyn ambush of NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu in their cruiser last year that inspired CEO George Tunis and his partners to develop the company's newest ballistic product, the Transparent Armor Window Insert.

Fmr. student sought in N.C. community college shooting

Fmr. student sought in N.C. community college shooting

GOLDSBORO, N.C. -- A campus employee was killed Monday morning after a shooting on the campus of Wayne County Community College in Goldsboro, N.C., and police are searching for a former student they've identified as a person of interest, officials said.

DO BULLETPROOF WHITEBOARDS PROTECT CHILDREN OR TRAUMATIZE THEM?

DO BULLETPROOF WHITEBOARDS PROTECT CHILDREN OR TRAUMATIZE THEM?

Hardwire Armor Systems outfitted Delaware’s Colonial School District this year with bulletproof whiteboards capable of absorbing ammunition from handguns, shotguns, or assault rifles. No psychiatric evaluations of the technology and the effect it could have on children were conducted.

Hardwire proudly announces its sponsorship of the VTV Family Outreach Foundation and 32NCSI in helping to promote campus safety

Hardwire is excited to sponsor the VTV Family Outreach Foundation and 32 National Campus Safety Initiative™ in supporting efforts to educate, prevent, and assist victims of campus crime.