THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU’LL
EVER PUT INTO A BACKPACK IS YOU.
Ever since the world was first introduced to backpacks, their sole purpose has been to carry and protect things. Designed by everyone from engineers to fashion designers, backpacks have become a functional and stylish accessory. Through all of these design changes, the backpack’s purpose has remained the same.... that is until now. Thanks to Leatherback Gear, the backpack has found its most important purpose yet.
The ways in which you were safe yesterday are no longer the ways you’ll be safe today. By hiding armor within something that people are already used to carrying everywhere, we have turned the backpack into a personal reactionary tool to a life-threatening problem. Protection that goes wherever you go, ready for whatever comes your way. The most important thing you’ll ever put in your backpack today...is you.
HOW DOES IT PROTECT ME?
Leatherback Gear backpacks come standard with (2) NIJ rated level IIIA soft body armor panels to offer protection in the front and the back.
With our patented backpack to bulletproof vest design, simply pull on the red zipper to separate the backpack into two parts creating a vest within seconds.
Protection that goes wherever you go, ready for whatever comes your way.
Great peace of mind
" Approximately a year and a half ago the medical facility where I work, there was an active shooter. Thankfully no loss of life or injury occurred once the ordeal was over. But after experiencing this event it makes one think of family and of safety. I was introduced to this product and did not hesitate to purchase the Civilian One backpack. This model is incredibly functional not to mention SAFE. There is nothing that could give someone peace of mind than owning one of these packs. Not only have i used it on a daily basis, its great for travel,quite comfortable. and has RFID features. I recently purchased the Sport One Jr. as its smaller and fits my frame better. I will use the Sport One Jr on a daily basis for work etc but for travel the civilian one is my go to. I will always feel I have an advantage regarding safety and protection as long as I have one of these packs with me. My husband uses the Tactical model and loves the sense of security it provides.. What these backpacks offer is priceless. Why wouldn't anyone get one for their family members? "
Lau - 1/7/20
Nice product. Love how it can becomes a vest. Great idea.
" Bought for my son to take to school. Pray he never needs it but I feel owning a bulletproof vest is like owning a fire extinguisher. I would rather have one and never need it than need one and never have it. "
Harvey T. - 1/13/20
Sport One backpack for daughter who is a teacher.
" I'm retired military, and have used several different types of body armor.
With the "potential" for an active threat in or on a "Gun Free Zone" (school),
I decided that my daughter needed some protection. Was a bit skeptical about overall
construction until the backpack arrived and we had time to play with it and for her to
learn how to use it. It took less than 5 minutes for her to warm up to the bag -
it is now her standard carry backpack! She loves it and doesn't leave home without it.
I'm going to be buying a second bag for myself, and will be discussing buying a bag for my son, who is a LEO.
Regardless of where you live, or what your job is, I would recommend this backpack to everyone. Hopefully you will never need it, but you can't be prepared without it. "
Terry V. - 12/30/19
Love it for every day use
" I originally purchased the Civilian One several years ago, but as a very petite woman felt like I needed something a little more compact. I love the Jr! It’s perfectly sized for my back but still feels sturdy and provides enough coverage. I also like that the zippers are a bit more robust. It has 3 pockets that make organization easy as well as an internal laptop sleeve that I fit my 15 in. Laptop in with no problems. I highly recommend it! "
Elizabeth P. - 12/12/19
Perfect for everyday use
" I've had this backpack for several years now and use it every day. The various compartments allow for organization and are large enough for it to function as an overnight bag. I've taken it out of the country through TSA and haven't had a single issue. It's quick to assemble into a vest and overall gives me more peace of mind than anything. It's light enough to carry easily, yet sturdy enough to pack full of whatever I need. Highly recommended! "