Monday, August 10, 2020

Bob Barker Company is America's leading detention supplier and has been awarded a contract with Purchasing Solutions Alliance for Rifle-Resistant Body Armor and Accessories.

PSA Contract No. 17-209 Rifle-Resistant Body Armor and Accessories

Purchasing Solutions Alliance (PSA) is pleased to announce Bob Barker Company has been awarded Contract No. 17-209 for Rifle-Resistant Body Armor and Accessories.

Bob Barker Company, Inc., the nation’s leading detention supplier, announced today the company has been awarded a purchasing cooperative contract through Purchasing Solutions Alliance (PSA) to provide Rifle Resistant Body Armor and Accessories. The competitively solicited and publicly awarded agreement will allow greater accessibility to Bob Barker Company’s extensive line of high-quality body armor for agencies needing bulletproof vests, rifle resistant plates, carriers, ballistic helmets, and body armor kits. All items are provided through our Officers Only division.

Purchasing Solutions Alliance is a nationwide cooperative purchasing organization for public agencies, local governments, political subdivisions, and non-profits put in place by the Brazos Valley Council of Governments as a way to make the procurement process easier and less time consuming for agencies. PSA looks for quality vendors through public solicitations which are then competitively awarded through a Request for Proposal (RFP) process. By combining the purchasing power of all its members, PSA is able to negotiate greater discounts than the members can achieve individually.

“As a national distributor, we understand the numerous challenges that government agencies and educational institutions face,” said Robert Barker, President. “Being a part of this cooperative purchasing network will allow us to deliver supplies to an even broader base of government customers and focus on our mission of providing innovative solutions and exceptional customer service.”

About Bob Barker Company

The Bob Barker Company, founded in 1972 by Robert “Bob” Barker, Sr., is the nation’s leading detention supplier and the worldwide leader delivering innovative supplies and services to federal, state and local government agencies and select businesses. Bob Barker Company’s headquarters and distribution center is located in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina with an additional distribution and sales center located in Ogden, Utah. The company is a privately owned, family-run business whose core values are centered on integrity, service, excellence, innovation, and unity. Learn more at

A division of Bob Barker Company, Officers Only is a reliable source for quality apparel and offers a broad and diverse product lineup of protective and essential equipment that are brand recognized and trusted by law enforcement, corrections, military, and public service office. Learn more at 

Current Contract Term:

9-1-2017 – 8/31/2020

Initial 3-year term through 8/31/2020 with two optional annual extensions through 8/31/2022.

Purchasing Solutions Alliance

The Purchasing Solutions Alliance (PSA) is a nationwide purchasing cooperative for public agencies. Cooperative Purchasing has the added benefit of saving you time and resources by relieving you of the burden of procurement documentation requirements, advertisement costs, and contract management.

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