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July 13, 2008
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Chief champions new armor he helped to develop

By Barbara Giasone
The Orange County Register

FULLERTON, Calif. — When the Police Department started hiring more women, Chief Pat McKinley drew one conclusion: No way could female hips tolerate the regulation Sam Browne belt loaded with 27 pounds of crime-fighting equipment.

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