logo for print

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.

Officer Sheila Drew could vouch for that.

Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy

Full story: Chief champions new armor he helped to develop

Request product info from top Police Body Armor companies

Thank You!

*= required

Error occured while sending data

Join the discussion

Brand focus

Sponsored content
What does the new NIJ logo mean for body armor purchases?

What does the new NIJ logo mean for body armor purchases?

Beware of false certification claims and know how to verify that armor has passed the full battery of certification testing before making a purchase

Copyright © 2017 PoliceOne.com. All rights reserved.