Officer Clopton was responding to to an attempted burglary at a grocery store. The suspect was seen fleeing the scene and a description of his vehicle was given to the officers in pursuit. Clopton observed the vehicle matching the description and pulled it over, exited his police vehicle and made contact with the occupants.One of the suspects fled the scene on foot and shot officer Clopton to effect his escape. He was shot with a .25 cal pistol and hit in the left upper torso of his chest. The bullet went right through his business cards which were in his left shirt pocket and was stopped by his Second Chance® Armor. The suspect was later apprehended. Officer Clopton was saved by his Second Chance® Armor.
We welcome Officer Justin Clopton, SAVE #902, to The Safariland Group SAVES CLUB®.