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Capture Shield

Superior protection from a lightweight design
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Defenshield’s capture version of the non-ballistic Handheld Riot Shield features a concave shape, making it ideal as a capture and extraction shield for law enforcement, military, prison security and police officers.

The lightweight Pointman Capture Shield delivers physical security and reduces the risk of injury during riots and other crowd control situations. For law enforcement, prison security and military personnel, the Capture Shield offers superior protection by absorbing impacts and strikes.

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At the National Institute of Justice Annual Mock Prison Riot™, our non-ballistic shields absorbed impacts from crowbars, batons and chairs without suffering any damage. The 42-inch model of our lightweight prison capture shield aids guards in removing disorderly inmates from their cells.

Defenshield, Inc. develops and manufactures the highest quality ballistic and non-ballistic protective equipment. Global agencies rely on us to address their specific physical security requirements. At Defenshield, we take pride in protecting the good guys.

The Capture Shield (NBS) offers lightweight, superior protection for law enforcement and prison security professionals.

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Quality Capture Shields for Law Enforcement Officers

The lightweight Capture Shield ensures law enforcement personnel remain protected during crowd control, riot and prison security situations. As a capture shield for law enforcement, the unique concave shape helps police officers subdue defiant individuals by pinning them against walls or on the ground.

The Capture Shield is designed for use in law enforcement and corrections applications. This non-ballistic shield offers several features for robust protection:

  • Concave shape
  • Ambidextrous design
  • Sturdy aluminum handles
  • Deterrent bump
  • Lightweight construction

Heavy-Duty Riot and Crowd Control Shields

Prison security, law enforcement and military personnel need a durable, shatter-resistant capture shield that can stand up to strikes. The Capture Shield is ideal to diffuse riots, control crowds and subdue inmates in a prison or correctional facility.

Lightweight Design for Superior Protection

When your agency needs a robust, lightweight capture shield, consider partnering with Defenshield. Our Capture Shield features ambidextrous handles so that military, law enforcement and prison security personnel can easily change grip. A center deterrent bump keeps harmful individuals at bay for extra reinforcement and protection.

Defenshield builds capture shields for police officers and prison security to each agency’s unique specifications. We specialize in creating custom designs and labels to meet your needs.

With more than 15 years of experience, Defenshield is a veteran-owned manufacturer of ballistic and non-ballistic protection for the government, military, law enforcement and the private sector. We aim to be a preferred, first-choice partner for the best non-ballistic physical security as well as combat-proven protection for those in the line of fire.

For more information, contact us online by using the form at the bottom of this page, email or call 904-679-3942. We are at your service.

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National Institute of Justice (NIJ) 0108.01 Ballistic Level Breakdown

Rating Ammunition Weight
Number of
Level I .22 long rifle high velocity lead 40 2.6 320 +/- 12 1050 +/- 40 5
Level I .38 special round nose lead 158 10.2 259 +/- 12 850 +/- 50 5
Level IIA .357 mag. jacketed soft poin 158 10.2 381 +/- 15 1250 +/- 50 5
Level IIA 9mm full metal jacket 124 8.0 322 +/- 12 1090 +/- 40 5
Level II .357 mag. jacketed soft poin 158 10.2 425 +/- 15 1395 +/- 40 5
Level II 9mm full metal jacket 124 8.0 358 +/- 12 1175 +/- 40 5
Level IIIA .44 mag. lead semi-wadcutter gas checked 240 15.55 426 +/- 15 1400 +/- 50 5
Level IIIA 9mm full metal jacket 124 8.0 426 +/- 15 1400 +/- 50 5
Level III 7.62mm (.308 Winchester) full metal jacket 150 9.7 838 +/- 15 2750 +/- 50 5
Level IV .30-06 armor piercing 166 10.8 868 +/- 15 2850 +/- 50 1

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The following items are some basic questions to ask when preparing your Defenshield order.

What is the nature of the threat – small arms, rifle rounds, armor piercing, IED blast?

Will the unit be used indoors or outdoors?

Will the unit be used for riot control or hostage negotiations?

Do you require conspicuous deterrence or camouflage?

Will the unit need to match the aesthetics of it’s surroundings – wood or stone finishes?

Will you need traffic control signage, unit logos or law enforcement badges displayed on the unit?

What is the size of the space where the unit will be used?

Will the unit need to fit through doorways, into elevators?

What are you protecting – people, objects?

(For maximum blast mitigation, units must be secured or lagged.)

What surface are you using the unit on – gravel, dirt road, finished concrete, wood floor?

Will the unit be frequently relocated?

Will you be transporting the unit over long distances or within a few feet?