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Baker Batshield®

batshield-logoEach model of Baker Batshield® patented ballistic shields are comprised of three separate proprietary hard composite NIJ level IIIA armor panels. Compact when folded and presenting a commanding appearance upon opening, the three overlapping multi-curved armor panels provide protective wrap-around ballistic cover to the armed responder on the move!

U.S. Patents:   6,595,101   6,886,446   7,520,206   8,584,571 & others pending

Three Baker Batshield® Models To Choose From

PatrolBat™ Our Most Popular Batshield Learn more »


Our Most Popular Model of Baker Batshield

Designed to protect solo responders to an active shooter. The PatrolBat is the smallest sized model of Baker Batshield. Manufactured using proprietary Aramid Reinforced Composite (ARC) armor panels, the PatrolBat offers budget-strapped agencies low acquisition costs without sacrificing performance!

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ResponderBat™ More Protection, Lighter Weight Learn more »


More Protection, Lighter Weight

Ideal for patrol or tactical use. The ResponderBat is the lightest weight Baker Batshield. The ballistic component is 100% polyethylene composite — the world’s lightest weight hard armor material. The ResponderBat is the personal favorite of inventor and ballistic shield expert, Al Baker.

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TacticalBat™ Our Largest Batshield Learn more »


The Largest Baker Batshield

Designed specifically to give the “high-speed” option to tactical operators tasked with a hostage rescue or neutralization of an active shooter(s). The armored component is 100% polyethylene composite — the world’s lightest weight hard armor material.

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Baker Batshield® Exclusive Features Found in All 3 Models

  • National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Threat Level Type IIIA
  • Two hands on the weapon for accurate delivery of firepower
  • Allows use of a long-gun or handgun
  • Integrated Bungee/Lanyard support system eliminates fatigue during long-term use
  • Can be positioned for hands-free wear on the users’ front or back torso
  • Natural centerline aiming – increasing accuracy
  • Exceptional visibility while on the move & using weaponry
  • Easy & intuitive to use – seamlessly integrates into established weapons training protocols
  • Dynamic force-on-force scenarios verify increased officer safety & effectiveness
  • Wrap-around ballistic coverage – excellent head, neck & torso protection from unseen threats
  • Flared outboard wing edges protect second/third responders
  • Non-ricochet – composite armor absorbs multiple rounds eliminating splash or spalling
  • No trauma – absorbs projectile impacts without pain maximizing appropriate response
  • Absorbs hits & bumps without torquing – stay focused & aimed on threat
  • Battle hardened construction to stay in the fight
  • Foldable for compact storage – instantly springs open when needed
  • Available with optional LED Lighting


Additional Personal Armor Equipment

Maximum Armor Coverage


Complement your Baker Batshield® with additional Baker Ballistics personal armored products:

Tactical Ballistic Helmet

Face Armor

Leg Armor


“The most significant improvement in officer safety of the 21st century.”

— December 2012 International Training Class

“After three years of use and endless force-on-force scenarios putting it through the paces, the Baker Batshield® is hands down the best product on the market!”

— Sgt. Larimie Lancaster - South Jordan Police Department

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