Grant Deadline: This program accepts applications on an ongoing basis.
Body Armor for North Carolina Police Officers
For those participating in the RMS workers compensation program, the pool will help pay the cost of providing body armor for police officers. The workers compensation program will pay 50 percent of the cost, up to $250 for qualified purchases.
What this grant does for your agency
Agencies awarded the North Carolina League of Municipalities Body Armor Grants receive funds for the purchase of body armor.
Only a limited number of grants will be awarded.
- Open only to Law Enforcement Agencies in North Carolina.
- Each participating municipality must have one member of its Police Department/Public Safety Department trained in the selection, use and maintenance of body armor.
- Each police department must establish a written policy mandating the use of body armor and implement a constructive enforcement program to assure that officers were their armor while on duty. An official copy of this policy must be forwarded to RMS. There must be adequate proof to show the enforcement program is being followed and vests are being worn.
- Purchased garments must provide, at minimum, front and back protection and be National Institute of Justice certified.
About the North Carolina League of Municipalities
The North Carolina League of Municipalities is a non-partisan federation of more than 540 cities, towns and villages in North Carolina. More
Grant applications accepted on an ongoing basis.