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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
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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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