ONTARIO California – Safariland® congratulates team member Robert Vogel for his win of the Stock Service Pistol (SSP) Division at the 2014 IDPA Nationals held in Tulsa, Oklahoma early September. Using his Safariland Model 5199 holster, Vogel dominated the entire match coming in with the fastest overall time of 209.10, and defending his title against more than 400 competitors.  In addition, Vogel finished as the most accurate competitor with just 10 points down after completing all 15 stages.

Vogel competes in IDPA competitions with the Safariland holster model 5199-683-411, Open Top Concealment Belt Clip Holster with Detent, the model 779-83-131, Double Magazine Pouch mounted to a 744BL Belt Clip, and model 032 Range Belt. “The Safariland 5199 holster is my favorite! I have used many holsters and this is the most reliable. I take this holster with me all over the world to use in both my classes and matches,” said Vogel.

The 2014 IDPA National Championship was held at the USSA Shooting Range and competitors from all over the world gathered to take part in this 15-stage match. The stages were designed to challenge participants at all skill levels with a round count of 260+.

“We are very proud of Vogel’s performance at this year’s IDPA Nationals,” said Team Captain and Vice President, Equipment Category Marketing, Scott Carnahan.  “More importantly, we value his feedback for our Research and Development team. We look forward to another great performance at the USPSA Nationals and the upcoming IPSC World Shoot.”

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 About Safariland®

Established in 1964, Safariland®has earned worldwide renown and a leadership position in the industry for its technologically advanced holsters and other gear to the law enforcement, military, concealment and competitive sporting markets. Safariland holsters, belts and accessories provide users with high-quality tools to perform their jobs safely and effectively. Safariland is credited for developing the first Level III retention holster for the uniformed duty market. With a reputation for INNOVATION NOT IMITATION®, the Safariland brand continues its position as the worldwide leader in retention holsters. Safarilandis a part of The Safariland Group family of brands. For more information, visit

 About The Safariland Group

The Safariland Group is a premier global provider of trusted, innovative, high-quality law

enforcement and security products for the public safety, military and outdoor recreation/personal protection markets. Offering many of the world’s most recognizable names in these markets, principal brands include Safariland®, ABA®, Second Chance®, Bianchi®, Break Free® and Mustang Survival®. Forensics brands include Identicator® and NIK®. The Safariland Group’s mission, Together, We Save Lives™, is inherent in the lifesaving products it delivers. The Safariland Group has its headquarters in Jacksonville, FL.

The Safariland Group is a trade name of Safariland, LLC.

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Chastine Gabiola

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