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Old 08-06-2008, 12:10 AM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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BERLIN (Reuters) - Thousands of German policewomen will receive what media have labeled "bullet-proof bras."

Made of white cotton and featuring the word "Polizei" (Police) along the seam, the bras are meant to better protect police women who wear bullet-proof vests.

Policewomen get bullet-proof bras | Oddly Enough | Reuters
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Old 08-06-2008, 07:05 AM
 
Location: Land of Thought and Flow
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Aww.. I was hoping there was some sort of actual bullet-proof characteristic to these bras. That would be rawkin'.

These are just overhyped sports bras.
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Old 08-09-2008, 12:57 PM
 
Location: Tulsa, OK.
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It's not that they are bullet proof, they just don't have any metal or plastic attachments that could cause an injury if a bullet hit the actual vest right over the attachment. A person gets bruised enough from the impact, they don't need a piece of metal/plastic driven into a delicate part of their body.
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