What is the PPE Contest?
Aftermath has a longstanding commitment to raise awareness around biohazard safety, particularly within the law enforcement community. We recognize that officers work on the frontlines of crime and accident scenes, where they regularly come in contact with blood and other biological materials. To educate and protect these officers, we introduced the PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) Contest. Wearing PPE is one of the most effective means to limit officers’ exposure risk and control the spread of bloodborne pathogens. Each year, Aftermath gives away hundreds of PPE kits and 5.11® Tactical bags to officers nationwide.
When can I enter?
The PPE Contest is a month-long contest held in spring. All first responders can enter once per day. Refer a fellow officer and get a bonus entry!
Who can enter?
All first responders are eligible to enter the contest.
And this year’s winner was?
This year’s contest drew almost 1,500 officers from 980 departments across the country. Congratulations to:
Grand Prize 5.11 Tactical Bag Winners:
Lt. Daniel McCarthy, Taunton Police Department, Taunton MA
Sgt. Gene Hayes, Clifton Police Department, Clifton NJ
Det. Tom Solinger, Massillon Police Department, Massillon OH
Det. Michael Muniz, San Antonio Police Department, San Antonio TX
Dep. Terry Hale Pulaski, County Sheriffs Office, Pulaski VA
PPE Kit Winners:
New England – 47 Departments
Mid-Atlantic – 47 Departments
Midwest – 57 Departments
South – 12 Departments
Southwest – 26 Departments
West – 24 Departments
Check back for updates and information about next year’s contest!