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Ballistic Armor Update: 2021

The 28th Annual Report on the Latest Advances in Ballistic Armor Technology and Design Police and Security News Editorial Staff Image by Amaynut It comes as no surprise that the National Institute of Justice’s (NIJ’s) revised ballistic-resistant body armor standard 0101.07 is still awaiting implementation. Announced back in 2018, the NIJ had planned to release a revised version of the current ballistic-resistant body armor standard in late 2020. The new draft standard was developed through an NIJ Special Technical Committee…

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BUSTED! – Real Stories of Genuine Absurdity May/June 2021

James L. McClinton, Ph.D. The “wurst” story of the day… US Border agents caught a vehicle carrying 194 pounds of contraband Mexican bologna into the US at the New Mexico border, Customs and Border Protection announced. Agents stopped a Nissan SUV at the Columbus border crossing; searched the vehicle; and found 22 large, red packaged rolls in the trunk and some “hidden” in the driver’s luggage. The agency says “bologna is a prohibited product because it is made from pork…