|Name||Type||Equipment Bonus||Nonprof. Bonus||Maximum Dex Bonus||Armor Penalty||Speed (30 ft.)||Weight||Purchase DC||Restriction|
|Concealable vest||Concealable||+4||+2||+4||–3||25||4 lb.||15||Lic (+1)|
|Chainmail shirt||Archaic||+5||+2||+2||–5||20||40 lb.||18||—|
|Light-duty vest||Tactical||+5||+2||+3||–4||25||8 lb.||16||Lic (+1)|
|Tactical vest||Tactical||+6||+2||+2||–5||25||10 lb.||17||Lic (+1)|
Most medium armor (except for the archaic chainmail shirt) is not terribly heavy, but nonetheless provides a significant amount of protection—at the expense of some speed.
Standard issue in many police forces, this vest provides maximum protection in a garment that can be worn all day long under regular clothing. While it may go unnoticed by a quick glance, it is usually visible to anyone looking closely for it, granting a +4 bonus on Spot checks to notice the armor.
This medieval-era armor is a long shirt made of interlocking metal rings, with a layer of padding underneath. It’s heavy, making it uncomfortable to wear for long periods of time.
A lightweight tactical vest designed for extended use by riot police and forces on alert for potential attack, this armor sacrifices a degree of protection for a modicum of comfort—at least compared to other tactical body armors.
The standard body armor for police tactical units, this vest provides full-torso protection in the toughest flexible protective materials available.