Bulletproof Backpacks Are in Demand After Recent School Shootings

February 2, 2018 Updated: February 2, 2018

The spate of mass shootings in schools is causing a spike in demand for an unusual product–a bulletproof backpack.

This FOX35 video reveals that more and more parents are doing everything they can to give their kids an edge in extreme circumstances and increase the likelihood that they’ll survive.

In an interview, the distributor of a backpack with bulletproof padding–certified against .44 Magnum and 9mm rounds–shows off how it can be used for cover and to protect vital organs.

Parents also tell what other steps they are taking to keep their children safe and better able to get through extraordinary situations with a minimum of harm.