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More than one-third of police officers murdered last year were not wearing body armor, and law enforcement analysts estimate that up to half of all officers don’t wear bullet-resistant vests regularly while on duty.  Trainers, police officials and equipment dealers say the FBI statistics tracking murdered officers represent only part of a troubling phenomenon at a time when police confront suspects armed with higher-powered weapons. They worry officers will be put at increased risk.

 

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