Restrictions Based on Convictions: Yes.

Documentation or Licensing: Not required

Where to Purchase: Can be purchased only through face to face transaction, see below:

It is a class B misdemeanor to sell or deliver body armor without the transfer occurring in person. The law exempts sales or deliveries to:

  • Authorized officials or sworn members of local police departments, the State Police, the Division of Criminal Justice, the Department of Correction, the Board or Pardons and Paroles, or the Department of Motor Vehicles;
  • Authorized municipal or Department of Administrative Services’ officials who buy body armor for the above agencies;
  • Authorized Judicial Branch officials who buy body armor for probation officers or judicial marshals;
  • And National Guard or armed forces reserve members

Official Government Source: Connecticut General assembly Website