Use Of Body Armor In Oklahoma

Body Armor
It’s a violation of 21 O.S. § 1289.26 to commit or attempt to commit a felony while wearing body armor. This will be a separate offense from the felony committed or attempted.

This crime is a felony. The maximum punishment in the Department of Corrections for the first offense is three years. The maximum punishment in the Department of Corrections for the second offense is ten years. The maximum punishment in the Department of Corrections for the third and subsequent offenses is 20 years.

“Body armor” means a vest or shirt of ten plies or more of bullet resistant material as defined by the Office of Development, Testing and Dissemination, a division of the United States Department of Justice.

Sources: 21 O.S. § 1289.26 & 21 O.S. § 1289.19

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