Colorado Springs

New gear rolled out for 56 CSPD officers

New gear rolled out for 56 CSPD...

COLORADO SPRINGS - Fifty-six more Colorado Springs officers have new gear to protect them in an active shooter situation.

Special tactical vests from Shield 616 were donated to the officers on Wednesday.

Funds for the gear came from the Police Foundation of Colorado Springs.

The equipment includes a tactical vest, a ballistic helmet, and a gunshot wound trauma kit.

The Police Foundation of Colorado Springs is working with Shield 616 to make sure all CSPD officers have this gear by 2018.

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