Episode 206: Russell Steed – Body Armor for Civilians?

Topic: Russell Steed – Body Armor for Civilians?

Today Riley and Jacob talk about body armor and the options that are available on the market particularly for civilians. We will be talking with Russell Steed, President of Citizen Armor about some of the laws regarding body armor. Plus we'll talk about some of the exciting technology that is hitting the market making body armor even better, safer and more affordable!

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About Riley Bowman

Riley Bowman is the Director of Training at ConcealedCarry.com and the Host of the Concealed Carry Podcast. He came up in this world initially through his 8-year experience with a state-level law enforcement agency in Colorado. Riley has trained extensively under instructors such as: Rob Leatham, Mike Seeklander, Tim Herron, Scott Jedlinski, Matt Little, Kyle Lamb, Dave Spaulding, Jeff Gonzales, Bill Blowers, Chuck Pressburg, and others, amassing many hundreds of hours of formal shooting and tactics training. He is an NRA Pistol Instructor, a Colorado P.O.S.T. Handgun and Patrol Rifle Instructor, a graduate of Trident Concepts Concealed Carry Instructor course, and a Modern Samurai Project Endorsed Instructor. He also competes in USPSA and 3-gun competitions including numerous top-10 finishes at major matches and championships. He is the current USPSA Carry Optics Colorado State Champion and most recently won 3rd place in Master Class at the 2022 USPSA Carry Optics National Championship.


  1. Larry on March 10, 2018 at 12:17 pm

    Is there a transcript I can read? I’m hearing impaired. Thank you.

    • Jacob Paulsen on March 10, 2018 at 2:22 pm

      Larry, not currently but that is something we have discussed.

  2. Terry G on March 10, 2018 at 5:20 pm

    I’m also hearing impaired, this would be a great feature

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