About Us

Mantis Backpacks were designed by Matt Kobel, a 20 year veteran of the NYPD. He started as an EMT in 1989 and has been a Medic, Police Officer, Tactical Medic, and is currently a detective in the NYPD Emergency Service Unit for the past 15 years.

Mantis Backpacks operates out of Glen Head, Long Island just over the Queens/Nassau County Line