Analyzes characteristics of bullets that are likely to defeat the soft, lightweight body armor worn by law enforcements officers since 1975. Discusses types of bullets and the purposes for which they are designed; reviews the connection of law enforcement officer fatalities to soft body armor; and outlines recent developments in soft body armor.
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