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NATIONAL SIZING PROGRAM SIZING OVERVIEW. REQUIRED EQUIPMENT Sizing Personnel: Measuring Tape (Tailor’s type) Sizing Vests (if available) Sizing Forms.

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1 NATIONAL SIZING PROGRAM SIZING OVERVIEW

2 REQUIRED EQUIPMENT Sizing Personnel: Measuring Tape (Tailor’s type) Sizing Vests (if available) Sizing Forms (male and female) Internet Access for Sizing Videos Officers / Agents : Duty Uniform / Duty Pants Duty Belt

3 Proper fitting = comfort and protection PBE Sells Armor that stop bullets PBE sells body armor that stops bullets Armor is made to order, measurements are put into a production matrix. Officer Safety = Wear Rate, Proper Fit and Coverage LEO sees a vest as tool for their job, it must work. Fitting a concealable vest is an Important step in the relationship CONCEALABLE VEST FITTING

4 Body armor 2010 Majority wearing body armor (38 of 55) 69% Since 2001 the wear rate is 65% of LEOKA 38 of 55 officers were wearing body armor and killed with firearms Proper Sizing is critical Must cover crucial areas Vest must fit and be comfortable Wear rate increases as comfort increases Body armor doesn’t work if you don’t wear it! WEAR YOUR BODY ARMOR

5 MALE CONCEALABLE SIZING FORMS Form can be downloaded from the Resources Link located near the footer of the PBE homepage Click here to download the PDF

6 PBE MALE SIZING FORM – SIZING VEST METHOD Complete the following information: 1.Contact info including shipping address 2.Height 3.Weight 4.Select appropriate sizing vest 5. Check coverage front, back, sides, sitting, standing. Record data on Form 6.Officer Signs Form Review Online Video Ensure correct sizing vest is used for proper fit and coverage, so your vest fits you correctly. Wear Duty Belt Sizing Male Vest – Method #1 ( ) Sizing Vest Methodwww.vimeo.com/

7 PBE MALE SIZING FORM – TAPE METHOD Sizing Male Vest – Method #2 (www.vimeo.com/ ) Male Tape Methodwww.vimeo.com/ Complete the following information: 1.Contact info including shipping address 2.Height 3.Weight 4.Chest 5.Waist 6.Standing a)Front b)Back 7.Sitting Front 8.Officer Signs Form Review Online Video Ensure correct measuring technique so your vest fits you correctly. Wear Duty Belt

8 FEMALE CONCEALABLE SIZING FORMS Form can be downloaded from the Resources Link located near the footer of the PBE homepage Click here to download the PDF

9 PBE Female Sizing Form – Sizing Vest Method Complete the following information: 1.Contact info including shipping address 2.Height 3.Weight 4.Select appropriate sizing vest 5. Check coverage front, back, sides, sitting, standing. Record data on form. 6.Officer Signs Form Review Online Video Ensure correct sizing vest is used for proper fit and coverage, so your vest fits you correctly. Wear Duty Belt Sizing Female Method 1 – ( ) Female Sizing Vest Method

10 PBE FEMALE SIZING FORM – TAPE METHOD Complete the following information: 1.Contact info including shipping address 2.Height 3.Weight 4.Chest 5.Waist 6.Standing a)Front b)Back 7.Sitting Front 8.Officer Signs Form Review Online Video Ensure correct measuring technique so your vest fits you correctly. Wear Duty Belt Sizing Female Method 2 – ( ) Female Tape Method

11 West Region Rex McGrath West Region Rex McGrath East Region Mark Albaugh East Region Mark Albaugh NATIONAL SIZING PROGRAM


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