Bulletproof backpacks, accessory sales on the rise after Florida school shooting

News
foster care backpacks_449931

Sales of bulletproof backpacks and accessories have skyrocketed in February in the wake of the Florida school shooting.

The website, bulletsafe.com says sales of its backpack inserts jumped 450 percent in the days following the massacre, leaving the company without inventory until June.

Bulletsafe’s CEO and president Tom Nardone first created the bulletproof backpack inserts for his own children before crowdfunding his creation on Indiegogo.

The company’s website cautions that no material is ever 100 percent bulletproof.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Video

Now Trending on KRQE.com

Video Forecast

Grant's Wednesday Evening Forecast

Thumbnail for the video titled "Grant's Wednesday Evening Forecast"
More Weather Video Forecast

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss