Bulletproof backpacks are now available at several Central Texas Office Depot stores ahead of the upcoming school year.
According to the description, the Guard Dog Security ProShield II Tactical Laptop Backpack "offers soft-armored construction that has been independently tested to be impervious to certain gunfire."
According to Guard Dog Security, the Proshield II backpack has a Level IIIA Protection, meaning it has been tested and certified against a .44 Magnum and 9mm handgun.
The backpack costs $174.99 at Office Depot, and is also available online.
Central Texas News Now contacted Office Depot stores in Waco and Killeen to confirm if the backpacks were available in store.
There are two backpacks available at the Bosque Boulevard Office Depot in Waco. Two backpacks are also available at the Jack Kultgen Freeway location in Waco. Only one backpack is available at the Lowes Boulevard location in Killeen.