I’m not sure what kind of environment you are living at, but any gadget that could be used to protect yourself from a kind of ‘extreme’ accident like gun shots from the gangsters fights in the back alley should be come handy. Here is a casual looking clipboard for your office usage, but it’s featuring Level I and Level II ballistic bullet protection.
This Bulletproof Clipboard can deflect any bullets up to a .357 magnum gun shots. So I guess it’s pretty useful to keep your body from the shots. You should be pretty confidence to walk on your dark night street back to your flat.