SAVE #1778, Deputy Owen Confessore – Marion County Sheriff’s Office FL
Deputy Confessore’s department responded to a domestic disturbance call. Upon arrival, the team learned that the assailant had already shot his step grandfather and was threatening others.
Deputy Confessore was shot in the center of his chest with a 12 gauge shotgun. His ABA® Gold vest and IMPAC® HT plate saved his life. Deputy Confessore was able to return fire and assist in taking the assailant into custody.
At an emotional Safariland Saves Club ceremony in Jacksonville on July 13, Deputy Confessore, along with his ancée, Jennifer Rose, personally updated the Safariland Saves board to re ect his own life-saving incident.