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Military Grade Bulletproof Jackets and Backpacks for Every Day Wear.
Bodyguard is an exclusive and patented line of bulletproof backpacks and jackets that seamlessly fit into your life. They’re 50 state legal, TSA compliant, undetectable and comfortable enough to wear all of the time. All Bodyguard products feature 10% more ballistic protection than the competition.
Tactical Jacket
The Bodyguard Tactical Jacket concept is simple – there are two different levels of ballistic protection (NIJ Level 2A or 3A) based on your budget and threat level.

Our protective vest zips in and out of the outerwear so the Tactical Jacket can adapt to all climates and weather conditions. 
  •  “Double Tap” design gives you double the protection on your centerline
  •  E-Z fit will adjust to your shape and give you the correct “snug” fit
  •  Conceal Carry back up system holds 2 handguns and 2 extra magazines
Tactical Jacket
The Bodyguard Tactical Jacket concept is simple – there are two different levels of ballistic protection (NIJ Level 2A or 3A) based on your budget and threat level.

Our protective vest zips in and out of the outerwear so the Tactical Jacket can adapt to all climates and weather conditions. 
  •  “Double Tap” design gives you double the protection on your centerline
  •  E-Z fit will adjust to your shape and give you the correct “snug” fit
  •  Conceal Carry back up system holds 2 handguns and 2 extra magazines
Switchblade Backpack
The Switchblade the only backpack that converts into a ballistic vest in less than a second.

Comes with 3A protection standard. Protection can be upgraded with ballistic plates.
  •  Patent Pending design converts into a vest in a second.
  •  Comes with Level 3A protection standard.
  •  Plate carrier can hold any lightweight plate up to 12"h x 10" w x  1" thick 
  •  M.O.L.L.E carrier system
  •  Velcro for rocker patch
Switchblade Backpack
The Switchblade the only backpack that converts into a ballistic vest in less than a second.

Comes with 3A protection standard. Protection can be upgraded with ballistic plates.
  •  Patent Pending design converts into a vest in a second.
  •  Comes with Level 3A protection standard.
  •  Plate carrier can hold any lightweight plate up to 12"h x 10" w x  1" thick 
  •  M.O.L.L.E carrier system
  •  Velcro for rocker patch
Watch the Tactical Jacket in Action
Watch the Switchblade in Action
“The entire country is in a constant, never-ending uproar over gun violence. 
With Bodyguard Personal Body Armor, all Americans can take safety into their own hands and protect themselves now.”
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How to Videos
Tactical Jacket Initial Set Up
Deploy the Backpack
Reload the Backpack
Backpack Initial Set Up
Add Plates to Backpack
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Delivery Time? 
1 to 3 weeks. 

Where do you ship the Bodyguard? 
All over the world.

How do I return or exchange the Bodyguard?

Does bulletproof mean it will stop all bullets? 
Ballistic protection is rated to stop various calibers of ammunition from specific firearms. For example, most body armor on the market is rated 3A. This is the highest rating for soft armor you can get and it will only stop handgun fire. So if you’re concerned about a specific threat like a 5.56 round fired from an AR-15 then you need level 3 and above rated armor.

What do the NIJ Levels mean? 
You can download the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Ballistic Rating Guide HERE
The NIJ ratings in order of levels of protection 2A, 2, 3A, 3, 4 
Soft Armor Ratings
Level 2A - Short barrel Handguns:  9mm and .40 S&W
Level 2 - Same as Level 2A, plus short barrel handguns: .357 Magnum
Level 3A - Same as Level 2A and 2 plus longer barrel handguns .357 Sig and .44 Magnum
Levels 2A, 2 and 3A do not stop rifle rounds
Ballistic Plates
Level 3 will stop Rifle rounds 5.56 and 7.62 FMJ rounds
Level 4 will stop the above plus .30 cal steel core, armor piercing rounds

How long does body armor last?
The industry maximum is 5 years – and Bodyguard Personal Armor gives you the industry maximum. After that time it will start to degrade.
Over time moisture and normal wear and tear will break the fibers down decreasing its ability to stop bullets. 

Can ballistic armor stop edged weapons?
Ballistic protection and protection against spike and edged weapons use different technology. Ballistic protection is designed to absorb energy and displace it, while technology used to stop edged weapons (spike, stab and slash ratings) are designed to “catch” or snag the blade or spike – this is in direct contrast to what it takes to stop a bullet.

However ballistic plates can stop edged weapons and in the case of soft armor (Level 2A, 2 and 3A) it takes a fair amount of force to penetrate the armor - so even though you see guys stabbing their bulletproof jackets…they don’t have the rating and you still need a separate certification. 

What is the ballistic material made of? 
Twaron, an aramid fiber similar to kevlar. 
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1,825 Day Product Warranty and 30 Day Return Policy
All Bodyguard Personal Body Armor is guaranteed to work for 5 years. 
If it fails we will replace it free of charge.

Size exchange
If you wish to exchange the size of your body armor just bring it back to the retailer or email us at customerservice@theselfdefenseco.com

There is a 5 year warranty on all manufacturing defects, this does not include damage caused beyond normal usage.

Returns 
All returns are no-charge within 30 days of receiving your Bodyguard. However if your item is damaged or in need of cleaning and reconditioning, there will be a charge taken out of your refund. 
Line of Duty Promise
In the event your Bodyguard Personal Armor is used as it was intended we will replace it, free of charge. All we ask is that you provide a police report and a brief video testimonial.  
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If you own a retail location or are a distributor/sales rep that sells firearms, sporting goods or clothing, please download the application and email it to bodyguard@theselfdefenseco.com
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