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Putting bulletproof backpacks to the test

Aug. 20, 2019: Like pencils and notebooks, bulletproof backpacks are now becoming a reality for many students. ShotStop in Stow manufactured body armor for law enforcement long before producing bulletproof boards. They come in different sizes, weights and levels of protection -- all aimed at keeping your child safe. Our next step was to put the ballistic board inside the backpack to see how it would hold up against an AR-15.