Armor Restriction


Some items are restricted for purchase to law enforcement or bear a title that is restricted (i.e. POLICE, SHERIFF, AGENT, FBI, etc.) and will require identification to be purchased. You may continue your order and 1) Submit a copy of your department issued identification card or 2) Provide a letter of authorization on letterhead from your department that confirms your employment that is signed by a supervising officer or 3) Have the item shipped to your department or agency. This information may be faxed to (570-299-7568) or emailed to Please include the order number that you receive at the conclusion of your order with your transmission.

Orders received without proper identification on file will be delayed. We will attempt to contact you (generally by email) for this required information. If you have any questions about the ordering of title restricted items from Onesource, you are encouraged to call 570-299-7450.

Body Armor / Ballistic –

Effective January 1, 2020, Onesource restricts the sale of body armor and related products (including, but not limited to, concealment body armor, tactical body armor, ballistic plates, ballistic shields, and ballistic helmets) to public safety professionals, members of the United States military, and/or corporate and private security officers. All individuals wishing to purchase these items must present appropriate documentation. Onesource reserves the right to refuse or deny the sale of body armor and related products to any individual who is unable to provide appropriate documentation.


California: Orders containing items referencing the California Dept of Corrections & Rehabilitation require a current copy of the front of the recipient’s ID Card.

CT Armor –

Connecticut: Any order billing or shipping to Connecticut containing item(s) providing ballistic protection must be shipped to a law enforcement department address.

Customized Item –

Item has been customized with a title or wording that is considered restricted. You can ship the item to your department address, or you can submit a copy of your departmental issued identification.

Law Agency –

Order must ship to a law enforcement agency address.

Law ID –

Order can be shipped to a law enforcement agency address. Otherwise a copy of a department issued identification card is required.

Military ID –

An active Federal Government email address is required to verify employment for restricted items. Use this email address to place the order.

Private Investigator –

State issued ID card verifying employment or a business license.