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April 09, 2011
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Feds want local police to require body armor

The Justice Dept. has threatened to withhold aid

By Kevin Johnson
USA TODAY

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is threatening to withhold millions of dollars in federal aid to local police departments unless they adopt policies that require uniformed officers to wear body armor.

The requirement, which takes effect this month as local agencies apply for as much as $37 million in federal aid to purchase bullet-resistant vests, comes in the wake of a recent surge in fatal shootings of police officers.

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