Liberty & Co. Apparel and Tactical L.L.C. were founded in 2022 by Haylee Shuping. Her husband, Concord Police Officer Jason Shuping, was tragically killed while serving in the line of duty on December 16, 2020. After her husband passed, she realized she needed to take greater precautions in protecting herself and obtained a concealed carry permit. As a consumer, she struggled in finding women’s concealed carry apparel in a male-dominated market that matched her style aesthetic in being fashionable but functional. At Liberty & Co. we specialize in offering concealed carry clothing for women to promote gun safety and self-reliance.
Liberty & Co. was chosen as the name because liberty represents freedom, strength, and perseverance. Our logo embodies these representations and was also inspired by my husband’s love for his Pontiac Firebird.
We also offer custom-made apparel made to honor and support our nation’s heroes with the mission of giving back to the community. We believe in connecting those who serve with those that support them. Each quarter a portion of all proceeds is donated to a first responder of military charity to honor their commitment to service.
The Officer Jason Shuping Memorial Public Safety Scholarship was established in 2022 by Liberty & Co. founder, Haylee Shuping. The Officer Jason Shuping Memorial Public Safety Scholarship aims to help encourage Basic Law Enforcement Training cadets at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College to pursue their career goal of becoming a law enforcement officer by helping to make the program more financially accessible. This scholarship will continue to honor Officer Jason Shuping’s legacy in building a strong community of new law enforcement talent that aspires to make a difference in the lives of others for many generations to come.