After spending 13 years on the job as a full time Police Officer, the thing that bothered me the most while on patrol was how uncomfortable it was to wear body armor. It was somewhat bearable in the winter months. But come the summer time, it was brutal and borderline unbearable. This was a concern from a comfort standpoint but also a safety standpoint.
If you wear body armor on the job and get hot, sweaty and itchy, what would you give to actually not feel miserable all shift long? If you said "anything" ... keep reading.
Police Officer Invents Product to Battle Itching, Heat Rash, Prickly Heat, Chaffing and Irritation Caused By Body ArmorYou see, when your body armor sweat doesn't have the ability to evaporate it remains soaked in your undershirt and/or your body armor. This leads to bacterial growth. When this bacteria remains soaked against your skin it can eventually work its' way into your pores. And this is when the itching, rash, pain and suffering begins. Often times this can't be cured by powders or creams.Read now