Our bulletproof vest and outer carrier initiative provides members with a 50% reimbursement of the cost of new body armor and outer carriers. This year, PERMA assisted 7 agencies with purchasing 28 bulletproof vests and 30 outer carriers; totaling nearly $13,500 of new equipment.

Congratulations to our 2022 awardees!

  • Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson
  • Village of Groton
  • Madison County
  • Town of Mamaroneck
  • Town of Montgomery
  • Schoharie County
  • Town of Vestal

Since the program’s inception, PERMA has subsidized the purchase of 105 bulletproof vests and 223 outer carriers across 22 agencies providing more than $59,000 funds to those members.

For information or questions regarding this grant program, please contact Public Safety Risk Management Specialist, Pete Frisoni via pfrisoni@perma.org or (518) 220-0383.

Applications are accepted throughout the year!

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Up to $5,000 of new equipment is available for your department.