After September 11, 2001 over 70 installers were hired to apply security window film to all the government buildings in Washington D.C.  Security window film has been tested in many different scenarios to provide different levels of security.  Window films are designed to provide smash and grab protection for convenience stores and jewelry stores.  Window films can also provide blast protection against flying glass in the event of a building being targeted close by.  Hurricane and Blast Resistance Film

Footage was taken from a local police department showing a robber attempting to break a window at a convenience store. The person hit the window multiple times without getting through the glass. Eventually the person left the scene. LLumar Security Film