Our Story

Our Mission

Our mission is to create and deliver the best body armor and tactical products on the market.   That means everything we offer meets the highest NIJ standards.   Every day, we strive for perfection because trust is a value we can only earn once.

When we started Guardian Gear, many people asked, “Why do I need tactical body armor?”

Across our country, people realize the police can’t be everywhere in an instant. Despite great men and women in law enforcement, there is no guarantee of individual protection.  This is a fact made very apparent in recent times.

As an active-duty sworn officer with over 30 years of service, I get it.  I experienced countless victims of violent attacks.  It was time to help both law enforcement and lawful citizens protect themselves and their families. I hold a firm belief that everyone is responsible for taking an active role in their personal safety.

At Guardian Gear, we believe everyone has the right to protect themselves with the best body armor.

We manufacture the highest-rated tactical and civilian body armor money can buy.  We also produce armored backpacks, briefcases, tactical gear, safety products, and medical trauma kits.

Guardian Gear makes lifesaving products for everyone.  Students, teachers, delivery drivers, and corporate executives represent some of our diverse customers.  Police officers trust Guardian Gear body armor both on-duty and off-duty.  We’re the first choice for law enforcement officers’ families, also.  We’re here because everyone deserves an extra measure of protection.

All of us at Guardian Gear are committed to supplying good people with lifesaving protection.

Joseph Badali, President
Guardian Gear