BackUp Basket Weave Back Support with Belt Keepers

  • $ 69.95

By placing the "BackUp" on your utility belt, you turn your duty belt into a 4" weight lifting belt which will support the lower back. The same amount of pressure on your back is now spread over an area of 60 square inches, as opposed to 30 square inches. This will help prevent back strain caused by heavy lifting, wrestling suspects, or the day to day strain of bending, twisting and getting in and out of patrol vehicles. 

It is also designed to distribute the weight of the utility belt that is caused by the required equipment worn by law enforcement officers. The brace does not change the duty belt - equipment can be placed on your duty belt without any limitations. 

The BackUp works equally well with or without an inner belt.

  NOTE: This product does not prevent nor protect the user from injury

The BackUp is the back support item of choice for thousands of law enforcement officers throughout North America. 

Our 90 Day Recommend or Return policy means you can shop with complete peace of mind. If you feel that our product is not good enough to recommend to a friend or colleague, simply return it for a full refund of your purchase price. Full details of our return policy available here

See what just a few of the thousands of law enforcement officers around the country that currently use the BackUpBrace to achieve back pain relief, have to say about the BackUpBrace:


When you order your BackUp it will ship with instructions to assemble it, but in case you miss it, here it is (click to enlarge):

BackUp Leather Police Back Support Assembly Instructions for Leather and Weave


Made from premium material that is fade resistant, water resistant, and hand washable. Includes 2 matching 7.5" belt keepers - specifically designed to fit a 2.5" standard duty belt. 

 The BackUp is now available in two different sizes:

Regular  For waist sizes above 33 inches. Order the regular if you are a size 34 inch waist or higher. The regular size will NOT be effective for waist sizes below 33 inches. 
Small For waist sizes below 33 inches. Order the small if you are a size 32 inch waist or smaller. The small size will NOT be effective for a waist size larger than 33 inches.



NOTE: This product does not prevent nor protect the user from injury

Customer Reviews

Based on 60 reviews
Neither satisfied or dissatisfied

Personally not a fan of the look. It appears large and obtrusive in a class A uniform. As far as helping your Back I would say it may provide some support but nothing extrodinary in my opinion. I know there are people that worship it according to reviews, I am not on the bandwagon. I bought it, so I will use it however I doubt I would buy it again. Seems they could come up with a better design that flowed more with the duty belt and was not such an eye sore. Just my 2 cents.

This Brace Has Got Your 6!

I bought this for my D/S husband. His duty belt has taken its toll on his hips and back over the past 27 years and he had getting costly PT electric treatments that provide short term relief and had even been contemplating surgery. I told him to give this brace a shot and see if it helps. After shift, he was singing its praises! For the first time in a LONG time, he was not experiencing any back/hip pain and now swears by this brace! For the same price as one PT session! Well made and durable, it sits snugly out of sight under his duty belt. Don't wait until back problems become an issue..get one of these now!

Thank you for sharing, we really appreciate it!
You need this product!

A few years ago I had an on duty motorcycle wreck which jacked up my lower back. When an assignment was changed, I had to spend a lot of time in a marked unit and it really aggravated my back. My wonderful wife found your product and surprised me with it. The relief was felt immediately!
I have been asked by several of my coworkers and officers from other agencies about my belt and have sung your praises! I cannot say enough about how strongly I feel about this essential piece of my duty belt!

Wow, thanks Lee. What an amazing story. We have all agreed that your review is the best Christmas present we at BackUpBrace could have hoped for! We are so glad it makes a difference in your life. Thank you for sharing your pictures and your story, and thank you for your service. Merry Christmas to you and your family!
Why didn't I get one of these sooner?

I have been wearing the Back Up Brace for about 3 weeks now. Out of the box I was impressed with the build quality. I Have worked several football games and other events wear I've had to stand for 8 plus hours at a time. My duty belt rides much better on my frame and I don't feel the weight as much on my hips. Love it so far. Only down side I've found so far is just putting the belt keepers on in the back and threading thru the holes to grab my inner belt. It is getting easier so practice makes perfect. Would and should have bought sooner. Thanks, Police Officer H Lane Knoxville TN

great back support

This belt allows more support and seems to reduce the weight of everything that has to be carried on my husband's belt. He told me this stuff. Also he and his partner who also has one, said that it is a "God Send".

Thanks for taking the time to write this review Angie - and thank you for your sacrifice and support. LEO families are what make it possible for LEOs to protect and serve, and we appreciate it very much!

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