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Federal Protective Service plans to procure all sorts of riot protection gear
Government Security News ^ | June 11, 2013 | Jacob Goodwin

Posted on 06/12/2013 7:06:21 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

In an effort to outfit law enforcement officers who work for the Federal Protective Service (FPS0, DHS has issued a small business set-aside solicitation for a wide variety of personnel protective equipment, including upper body and shoulder protection, thigh-groin protectors, hard shell shin guards, riot helmets, tactical gloves and much more.

The items, quantities and characteristics of the required gear were outlined in a solicitation issued on June 10 by the office of the chief procurement officer at DHS.

Included in that equipment roster, which had to be “Brand Name or Equal,” were:

111 Centurion CPX2500 Soft Shell Riot Control System upper body and shoulder protection, which must “effectively protect the torso and shoulders from blunt force trauma,” the solicitation said.
123 Centurion TPX200 thigh/groin protection systems “designed for blunt trauma protection during riot control situations,” said the solicitation. The gear “protects the thigh area and has an adjustable and removable groin protector.”
110 Hatch TS70 Centurion hard shell shin guards, which must provide “substantial protection from flying debris. Non-ballistic weapons, and blows to the leg.”
189 MaxPro-Police riot helmets, which have a “high impact molded half shell helmet with integral visor and neck protector.”

The protection equipment will be ordered under a one-year base period.....

(Excerpt) Read more at gsnmagazine.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government
KEYWORDS: dhs; fascism; fps; obama; riotgear

1 posted on 06/12/2013 7:06:21 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What if everyone refused to bid? If I were in the business, I wouldn’t bid.


2 posted on 06/12/2013 7:08:47 PM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They’re preparing to declare war on natural-born US citizens.


3 posted on 06/12/2013 7:12:54 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Forget it, Jake. It's Eric Holder's people.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The United States of North Korea


4 posted on 06/12/2013 7:13:38 PM PDT by Prole
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The United States of North Korea


5 posted on 06/12/2013 7:14:28 PM PDT by Prole
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"We’ve got to have a civilian national security force that’s just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded.” - Barack Hussein Obama

Tax Collectors with Guns!

6 posted on 06/12/2013 7:15:13 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (23,116,441 households on Food Stamps! Now that's what I call HISTORICAL!!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The only good thing about this is that it makes me hopeful that we have a serious group getting ready to defend the constitution and scaring Obama in the process. Hope they are preparing for war so that our side is ready.


7 posted on 06/12/2013 7:18:08 PM PDT by God pays good
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To: NTHockey

you know if the feds want a war then just declare it and let the south, Midwest or part of it and AK get ready instead of this crap they are doing and spying on us and asking others to spy for them


8 posted on 06/12/2013 7:21:15 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
They are concerned/ becoming prepared in the event, the population begins to protest or organizes marches of dissent to show the government we do not want this out of control behavior to continue. What else could it be?
9 posted on 06/12/2013 7:24:52 PM PDT by Christie at the beach
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To: Christie at the beach

BINGO!!!


10 posted on 06/12/2013 7:26:01 PM PDT by Roccus
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Only the complete retards and lowest of LIVs will be able to say they didn’t see the police state coming. Hopefully they’ll be the first to be thrown in the ovens.


11 posted on 06/12/2013 7:28:18 PM PDT by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: manc

Between the guns and ammo and ‘protective gear’, I think that Zippey wants a confrontation,
even if he has to provoke it by ineuendo !

As that great sage Claire Wolf said :
““America is at that awkward stage;
it’s too late to work within the system,
but too early to shoot the bastards.”-—Claire Wolfe


12 posted on 06/12/2013 7:30:22 PM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (" Criminals simply don’t care if they break the law. " by Larry Correia)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Yep.

“We cannot continue to rely on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives that we’ve set. We’ve got to have a civilian national security force that’s just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded.” Barack Hussein Obama, 7/2/2008
He didn’t call it a Civil Defense force, that would imply he thinks we need (or perhaps deserve) defense.

The official name is the National Civilian Community Corps.

I think of it as the NatCCC, or simply the NatCs...

13 posted on 06/12/2013 7:32:07 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of opression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And what is DHS’s explanation as to why they need this gear, or do they think they do not have to answer to the people or their government?


14 posted on 06/12/2013 7:33:19 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

it’s starting to sound like a broken record.


15 posted on 06/12/2013 7:41:08 PM PDT by schm0e ("we are in the midst of a coup.")
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To: null and void
“We cannot continue to rely on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives that we’ve set. We’ve got to have a civilian national security force that’s just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded.” Barack Hussein Obama, 7/2/2008

You know, I have never understood why that didn't cause more of a stir - heck outright panic - than it did. I mean think about it. We have a Military to fight our wars, defend the homeland, take the battle to the enemy overseas etc. So just who is this "civilian national security force" supposed to be up against? If it were foreign invaders, well heck, that's part of the regular Military's purview, that's in their job description. So if not foreigners, then I guess that leaves, well, us. hussein wanted (and no doubt still wants) a force as powerful as our Military (arguably the most powerful one in the world) to use ... against us. Ah, no, thank you hussein, I choose not to live in a police state, subjugated by the likes of you.

16 posted on 06/12/2013 7:41:19 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
They’re preparing to declare war on natural-born US citizens.

You might be right.

17 posted on 06/12/2013 7:42:24 PM PDT by GOPJ (The more we do to you, the less you seem to believe we are doing it - Josef Mengele (new NSA motto))
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

As a white, southern Christian Patriot... I am a dead man walking.

LLS


18 posted on 06/12/2013 7:43:34 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Zer0 told us just the other day;

“If people can’t trust not only the executive branch but also don’t trust Congress, and don’t trust federal judges, to make sure that we’re abiding by the Constitution with due process and rule of law, then we’re going to have some problems here.”

Seems as if he's getting ready to back up that threat. Things could get VERY interesting.

19 posted on 06/12/2013 7:43:59 PM PDT by Roccus
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To: NTHockey

” If I were in the business, I wouldn’t bid.”

Who would you sell riot gear to?


20 posted on 06/12/2013 7:50:30 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
I have mixed feelings about this arming up. The reason I say that is because when the EBT cards and other aid stops flowing into the cities - and it will have to by rules of basic economics - then all hell will break loose and all law enforcement will have their hands full. The city orcs don't take kindly to their rations being cut off....
21 posted on 06/12/2013 7:51:38 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (sue the DNC for the IRS abuse! Can RICO laws be used against the DNC?)
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To: Christie at the beach

What else could it be?

It could be MANY other things, like massive inflation of the currency, staged “T” event, etc. etc.

Don’t forget:

1.6 BILLION rounds.


22 posted on 06/12/2013 7:54:46 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

IRS agents playing with AR-15s

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3030525/posts


23 posted on 06/12/2013 7:58:08 PM PDT by Roccus
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To: FreeAtlanta

Agree, and it ain’t gonna be pretty: “Meat’s back on the menu, boys!”
Most of us don’t go looking for trouble, but we don’t run from it either.


24 posted on 06/12/2013 8:05:29 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: All
Want to know how you can prepare?

Start rucking.

But 101stAirborneVet, I was never in the military! What is "rucking"?

Explained here, it is essentially walking quickly, over rough terrain, with a load on your back.

But 101stAirborneVet, why in the world would I want to do that? How is that helping me to "prepare"?

One of the basic tasks (if not the basic task) of a person who finds themselves in a combat situation is to move. That means getting from point A to point B, usually with supplies/ammo/weapons/correspondence/food/water, as quickly as possible.

But 101stAirborneVet, I'm out of shape! I might have a hard time carrying food, or water, or ammo a long distance - especially during stressful times when my body will already be weaker!

That's why you need to train up now. The First Implement is your body. If you're out of shape, start getting in shape now, and practicing realistic physical challenges like strapping a pack on your back and moving 12 miles as quickly as possible. (Work up to this, of course. The above linked web site has some tips on this.)

I'll see you out there.

25 posted on 06/12/2013 8:07:36 PM PDT by 101stAirborneVet
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To: 101stAirborneVet

Good advice! Natchez shooting supplies sells good quality packs—Eagle brand, a govt. supplier—and you can get a plate vest from CTD and load it front, back and sides with 18 gauge steel plates from building supply stores. Or you could wait to build up your stamina and do your shopping when the SHTF.


26 posted on 06/12/2013 8:21:16 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: 101stAirborneVet; Kartographer; 2ndDivisionVet; JRandomFreeper

Ping for your possible interest.

101stAirborneVet’s post:

“Want to know how you can prepare?
Start rucking.

But 101stAirborneVet, I was never in the military! What is “rucking”?

Explained here, it is essentially walking quickly, over rough terrain, with a load on your back.

But 101stAirborneVet, why in the world would I want to do that? How is that helping me to “prepare”?

One of the basic tasks (if not the basic task) of a person who finds themselves in a combat situation is to move. That means getting from point A to point B, usually with supplies/ammo/weapons/correspondence/food/water, as quickly as possible.

But 101stAirborneVet, I’m out of shape! I might have a hard time carrying food, or water, or ammo a long distance - especially during stressful times when my body will already be weaker!

That’s why you need to train up now. The First Implement is your body. If you’re out of shape, start getting in shape now, and practicing realistic physical challenges like strapping a pack on your back and moving 12 miles as quickly as possible. (Work up to this, of course. The above linked web site has some tips on this.)

I’ll see you out there.”


27 posted on 06/12/2013 8:24:47 PM PDT by TEXOKIE (We must surrender only to our Holy God and never to the evil that has befallen us.)
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To: ThunderSleeps

“You know, I have never understood why that didn’t cause more of a stir - heck outright panic - than it did”

The reason is, conservatives won’t listen to his speeches, they turn him off. My husband hated it when I listened to Obama and I would always say, “I want to know what my enemy is thinking and doing.”


28 posted on 06/12/2013 8:39:11 PM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. I am a Christian, not a Muslim.)
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To: Christie at the beach
Ok Federal Protective Peanut Gallery - Let's review who's who and who did what:
 
 
DC Tea party:



NOT, DC Teaparty:

 

"Behind the Violence, Says Jane Alpert, Was Sex"

--November 09, 1981--
"The leaders of the Weather Underground, she believes, followed a similar pattern of constantly shifting sexual alliances..."

http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20080637,00.html

"...the Weathermen, when not engaged in group sex, committed such revolutionary acts as parading with a Viet Cong flag through a local park on Independence Day and spray-painting the walls of a high school with the slogans, "Off the Pigs," "Viet Cong Will Win," and "F#$k U.S. Imperialism."..."

Campus Wars: The Peace Movement At American State Universities in the Vietnam Era

 

29 posted on 06/12/2013 8:40:34 PM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: ThunderSleeps
You know, I have never understood why that didn't cause more of a stir - heck outright panic - than it did.

I agree. It's like the country was put into a trance once 0 showed up on the stage.

30 posted on 06/12/2013 8:43:04 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=9152d81cd1c41b53f86ef4c6bc950f03&tab=core&_cview=0

is the actual solicitation. Includes one base year and four option years.


31 posted on 06/12/2013 8:44:15 PM PDT by AUTiger83
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To: Sirius Lee

As they’re being led to the ovens they’ll be screaming
“Bush lied about weapons of mass destruction!”


32 posted on 06/12/2013 8:51:31 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: Jane Long
I agree. It's like the country was put into a trance once 0 showed up on the stage.

You mean, kind of like a supernatural trance? What else could explain his success despite his massive and disastrious failures? Obama definitely is getting help from a very powerful friend in very low places. Funny, but I always thought it was just Soros. Looks like 0 has someone 'even more' evil pulling strings for him. America has been a thorn in the side of evil factions in the world since its' inception. Looks like evil is now eliminating that thorn so that evil can finally take over.

33 posted on 06/12/2013 8:53:22 PM PDT by XenaLee (The only good commie is a dead commie.)
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To: XenaLee; Jane Long

>>You mean, kind of like a supernatural trance?

More like a medicated, obedient, stupor.

http://usgovinfo.about.com/od/healthcare/a/usmedicated.htm


34 posted on 06/12/2013 8:57:04 PM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: TArcher

Richard Wurmbrand exposed the supernatural evils of Marxism long ago http://www.scribd.com/doc/31067286/Marx-and-Satan-Richard-Wurmbrand


35 posted on 06/12/2013 9:25:13 PM PDT by jh1776
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To: jh1776

http://www.amazon.com/To-eliminate-opiate-Marvin-Antelman/dp/B0006CGV32

36 posted on 06/12/2013 9:30:36 PM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: XenaLee

Ephesians 6:12
For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.


37 posted on 06/12/2013 9:35:14 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of opression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They’re getting ready for it.

Revelations like this convince me that the traitors on the Potomac know they can’t hold it together much longer, and that the unstoppable prairie fire of discontent will soon be lit.

I’ll bet they even know what scandal is going to light it, and when.


38 posted on 06/12/2013 9:39:23 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt
I think that Zippey wants a confrontation, even if he has to provoke it by ineuendo !

Oh? And what do you think he'll do with that confrontation if he gets it?

Seriously, friend. That's a death wish.

39 posted on 06/12/2013 9:43:47 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: LibLieSlayer
As a white, southern Christian Patriot... I am a dead man walking.

You think you've got it bad? Try being a black patriot when the SHTF.

40 posted on 06/12/2013 9:46:15 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: GOPJ

“They’re preparing to declare war on natural-born US citizens.”

That civilian military force he thinks he has, will disintegrate the moment he tries to send them internally enmasse.

Those who serve, they’re citizens too and they know the retribution for their actions would be swift and merciless.

Watch the movie, “The Patriot”, for an idea of how you get the citizens of this country involved.

You can only be passive until it smacks you in the face.


41 posted on 06/12/2013 9:55:46 PM PDT by Bshaw (,A nefarious deceit is upon us all!)
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To: Windflier

You will be welcome here.

LLS


42 posted on 06/13/2013 4:21:38 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: FreeAtlanta
They have deliberately created the EBT situation for the purpose of creating an excuse to go full-Nazi on the US population.
43 posted on 06/13/2013 5:14:35 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Forget it, Jake. It's Eric Holder's people.")
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

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44 posted on 06/13/2013 5:31:38 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (There is no reason for the Deputy Assistant Commissioner of Paperwork to have his own Seal Team Six.)
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To: tumblindice

45 posted on 06/13/2013 6:06:25 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (sue the DNC for the IRS abuse! Can RICO laws be used against the DNC?)
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