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General Press Releases

January 06, 2012
Demos for Law Enforcement at Safariland Booth at SHOT Show 2012

Safariland®, a BAE Systems business, invites you to a series of demonstrations geared for the law enforcement community. Held in the Safariland booth (#12762), attendees can learn the multitude of ways to set up a rig depending on the situation, and how to effectively handle less lethal devices, including batons and impact munitions. Plus, we will have a sneak preview of our new Patrol Bike.

March 15, 2011
Team Safariland Shooter Randi Rogers Dominates at Shooting Events

Safariland™, a BAE Systems line of business, congratulates its newest Team Safariland member, Randi Rogers, for her wins at two major matches in February. Using two top-selling Safariland holster models, she took High Lady at the USPSA (United States Practical Pistol Association) Florida Open and achieved Ladies National Champion at the IDPA Indoor National Championships.

January 20, 2011
Safariland Training Group Announces 2011 Training Conference Dates and new Course Offerings

The Safariland Training Group will hold its second annual Training Group Conference at the Crowne Plaza in Kenner, La., November 1 - November 5, 2011.

September 20, 2010
Safariland Training Group Announces 2010 National Training Conference

Safariland™ Training Group, is pleased to announce its 2010 National Conference, November 1 - 4, 2010, near New Orleans. Formerly known as the Less Lethal conference and the Monadnock training conference, the program has been expanded to include a new line of lecture-based classes geared toward supervisors and investigators, as well as more specialized courses based on the demand for new training in the law enforcement industry.

April 09, 2010
All New Safariland Training for Female Officers

Safariland™, a BAE Systems line of business, announces the debut of the latest offering from the Safariland Training Group, the Female Officer Survival Training Tactics course, which is available immediately. This four-day course, developed by female law enforcement officers, provides female officers the skills to confidently engage and thwart lethal threatening situations. Highlights of the course include improved firearms accuracy, advanced gun fighting skills, defensive tactics specific to the female officer, and improving tactical decision-making skills through scenario-based training.

March 27, 2009
Alexandria Police Department Officer Kyle Russel Inducted into Safariland's National "Legion of Life"™ Program

Safariland, a BAE Systems company, today inducted Officer Kyle Russel into its “Legion of Life,” program that recognizes and honors officers who have been saved in the line of duty while wearing one of the company’s life saving products. Russel was wearing Safariland body armor when he was shot in the chest during a routine traffic stop outside of Washington, D.C. on September 23, 2008.

January 15, 2009
From Modest Beginnings to a Force of One: Safariland®

BAE Systems Products Group, a line of business within BAE Systems, Inc., announced today that it has combined its premier law enforcement and security product brands into a single streamlined organization: Safariland, LLC, named for one of its top-selling brands.

March 10, 2008
Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Detective Jared Reston Honored by American Body Armor™ with Induction into ‘Legion of Life’

American Body Armor, part of the BAE Systems Products Group, today honored Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Detective Jared Reston by inducting him as a Legion of Life survivor following a shooting in which an ABA bullet-resistant vest helped save the 29-year-old officer’s life.

January 25, 2005
Safariland® Expands Carbon Fiber Look

Once exclusively available to competitive shooters, the SAFARILAND® Carbon Fiber Look has been expanded to the Concealment market. With its sleek stylish good looks the Carbon Fiber Look finish and its tough SAFARI-LAMINATE™ package offer steel-tough protection for your gun and accessories.

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