QUESTION: Does the TSA have any problems with body armor products passing through airport? ANSWER: In the United States, the TSA does not restrict passengers from carrying body armor products. Traveling overseas might have restrictions depending on the country.
QUESTION: Is it legal for civilians to own body armor? ANSWER: Yes, it is legal in all 50 States for citizens to own and use body armored products. The only restriction is if you are a felon.
QUESTION: Are there any restrictions for purchasing body armor? ANSWER: The only location in the United States that has a purchasing restriction is Connecticut. Any purchasers in Connecticut have to purchase their armor from a physical store location. They cannot purchase our products online. Any buyers interested in purchasing the company’s products in CT need to contact customer services at: firstname.lastname@example.org
QUESTION: Does Citizen Armor perform background checks on buyers of its body armor products? ANSWER: No, Citizen Armor does not perform background checks on its customers. The company does have purchasers self-declare in the check-out process that they are not a felon and that they will not give the armor to a felon. The company does assign a serial number to each piece of armor sold to a customer and will share that information with law enforcement if the armor is found to be used in a crime.
QUESTION: I live outside of the United States. Can I purchase your products? ANSWER: Citizen Armor does not sell to civilians outside of the United States.
QUESTION: Does the armor stop rifle rounds like the AK-47 or AR-15? ANSWER: The Elite Armor series offered by Citizen Armor website does not stop rounds from AK-47s or A.R. 15’s. However it does protect from armor piercing rounds from the FN 5.7.