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Anytime, anywhere, any place

Anytime, anywhere, any place

Whether you’re a parent looking to keep your kids protected, looking to stay safe in the great outdoors, a college student wanting to stay safe on campus, just moved to a new city and are looking for some security, or anything in between; we’re here to help Make It Safe™. 

No matter where you go, what you do, or where life takes you, have the confidence of the #1 brand trusted by law enforcement and consumers worldwide.

The SABRE Advantage

There are a lot of things that set us apart from the competition, but here are a few of our favorites.

#1 Brand Trusted Worldwide

SABRE is the #1 brand trusted by consumers and law enforcement worldwide. Agencies on six continents and more than 40 countries carry SABRE.

Maximum Strength

SABRE pepper sprays remain the most consistently potent on the market. Peace of mind comes from knowing that your pepper spray is double the average strengthIn fact, our pepper sprays are twice as hot as other brands - and incude up to 5x more bursts than other brands for protection against multiple threats.


HPLC Guaranteed Heat

Our exclusive in-house high performance liquid chromatography lab eliminates the 30% heat failure rate experienced with other brands. Because of this process, SABRE pepper sprays remain the most consistently potent on the market.

Consumer Education

We are available as a safety resource, because your safety is our passion and our business. The SABRE blog and free videos you receive with your purchase help you better use your pepper spray, stun gun, or other personal safety product.

Our Charity Partners

The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

RAINN is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline. Shop products supporting RAINN.

The National Breast Cancer Foundation

NBCF provides help and hope to those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education and support services. We're proud to have donated over $2MM and counting to date. Shop products supporting NBCF.

Concerns of Police Survivors

C.O.P.S. supports over 54,000 survivors (spouses, parents, children, siblings, and more) of officers who have died in the line of duty according to Federal government criteria. Shop products supporting C.O.P.S.

The SABRE Personal Safety Academy

The SABRE Personal Safety Academy

At SABRE, we know that personal safety is just that – it’s personal, and different for everyone. We’ve built out safety videos and guides to give you the confidence to live your life to the fullest, by knowing how to use anything from pepper sprays and gels, to stun guns and personal alarms, to bear sprays and home security. So whenever and wherever you go, go confidently with SABRE.


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The SABRE Story


The SABRE Story

At SABRE, excellence has defined our company from the beginning. Since 1975, we've maintained highest standard of quality for all of our products. Today, we're the world's #1 pepper spray brand for police officers and consumers. We manufacture pepper sprays and gelsstun guns and personal alarmsbear and dog sprays, home security systems and more. We've grown a lot since our inception, but our commitment to quality has never changed. Read on to learn more about where we came from, and shop industry-leading SABRE products online and at SABRE retailers worldwide.

  • 1975: Larry Nance founded SABRE on a $228 investment
  • 1985: Testing began on Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) / red pepper sprays
  • 1990: Began producing halon fire extinguishers

  • 1991: Introduced SABRE Red maximum strength pepper spray
  • 1997: Law Enforcement Product Division founded
  • 1998: Introduced EPA-approved Frontiersman Bear Spray
  • 2000: SABRE stun gun line introduced

  • 2001: Became a Health Canada certified establishment
  • 2001: Obtained an HPLC (High Performance Liquid Chromatography) laboratory
  • 2002: New York Police Department began issuing SABRE to officers
  • 2003: Arizona Department of Public Safety & Phoenix PD study found SABRE to be The Best Tactical Spray

  • 2005: Chicago sales and marketing office opened
  • 2007: ISO 9001:2000 Certification obtained
  • 2008: Began partnership with National Breast Cancer Foundation
  • 2009: ISO 9001:2008 certification achieved in 2009
  • 2010: Began supporting the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network


  • 2011: The Best Packaging Award - Institute of Packaging Professionals - AAPEX Show
  • 2012: SABRE Personal Alarms and Home Series introduced
  • 2012: Worldwide Distributors Incorporated Hard Lines Vendor of the Year Award
  • 2014: Donations to the National Breast Cancer Foundation surpassed $1,000,000
  • 2018: ISO 9001:2015 certification achieved in 2018
  • 2020:  Donations to the National Breast Cancer Foundation surpassed $2,000,000

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