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United States Law Enforcement PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) Market Report 2022: Clothing, Respiratory, Eye & Face, Head, Hand - Forecasts to 2030 -

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December 22, 2022 GMT

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 22, 2022--

The “U.S. Law Enforcement PPE Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Product (Protective Clothing, Respiratory Protection, Eye & Face Protection, Head Protection, Hand Protection), and Segment Forecasts, 2022-2030” report has been added to’s offering.

The U.S. law enforcement PPE market is expected to reach USD 1.18 billion by 2030., expanding at a CAGR of 5.0% in the forecast period.

Surging expenditure on protective gear for law enforcement personnel is significantly boosting the market growth.

The use of personal protective equipment is rising to minimize exposure to hazards during active duty. This equipment is designed to offer protection against serious injuries from close contact with chemical, physical, or radiological hazards. The rising importance of on-duty safety precautions and safety gear is likely to propel the market growth in the forecast period.

Additionally, the number of active law enforcement personnel is expected to rise in the forecast period. Due to the increasing rate of violent crimes, assaults, and robberies catapulted by a surge in instability and distress, police and other law enforcement recruitment is expected to rise. This is also expected to facilitate the need for personal protective equipment.

Moreover, continuous increase in the annual budget by the government is expected to facilitate the expenditure on PPE and drive the growth of the market. For instance, for the financial year 2023, the budget provides USD 1.97 billion in funding for state and local enforcement, an increase of 12% over the year 2022.

The COVID-19 outbreak had a positive impact on the spending on personal protective equipment by the country’s law enforcement such as local police, tactical forces, and state police. Demand for face shields, masks, protective clothing, hand, and eye protection equipment experienced a significant increase to protect during riot situations and from COVID infection.

Companies in the industry are actively in joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, product innovation, and new product launches to increase market penetration. Most prominently key players are investing in research of lightweight and high-strength materials to produce effective and comfortable gear for tactical work.

U.S. Law Enforcement PPE Market Report Highlights

  • The protective clothing segment dominated the market accounting for a 39.6% share in 2021 owing to the high spending on high-visibility safety apparel, body vests, coveralls, etc.
  • Eye and face protection segment is expected to grow at a significant CAGR of 6.5% in the forecast period attributed to the rising product development with artificial intelligence.
  • Respiratory protection is expected to grow at a significant rate over the forecast period due to increasing demand for masks and respirators during rising riots and public violence.
  • Hi-Vis clothing segment of protective clothing accounted for a significant share in 2021 owing to the high demand and use by the fire department, first respondents, traffic police, and tactical forces.
  • In March 2021, Revision announced a new collection of eyewear in the U.S. market, The Honor Collection for law enforcement personnel with enhanced laser protection.

Company Profiles

  • Honeywell International, Inc.
  • 3M
  • Msa
  • Safariland, LLC.
  • Dupont
  • Armorsource, LLC
  • Lakeland, Inc.
  • Avon Protection
  • Dragerwerk AG & Co. Kgaa
  • Paulson Manufacturing

U.S. Law Enforcement PPE Market Variables, Trends & Scope

Regulatory Framework

  • NIJ STANDARD-0116.00
  • NIJ CR-0116.00

Market Driver Analysis

  • Rising Awareness Regarding the Safety of Law Enforcement Personnel
  • Number of Biological Infectious Diseases

Market Restraint Analysis

  • High Raw Material Cost

Industry Challenges

  • Complicated Manufacturing Techniques

Market Opportunity Analysis

  • Increasing Government Spending

Business Environment Analysis

  • Industry Analysis - Porter’s
  • PESTEL Analysis

COVID-19 Impact Analysis

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