Dallas Police Buying More Body Armor for Officers

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When the shots rang out in downtown Dallas on July 7, Sgt. Ivan Gunter thought it was fireworks. “They were far away,” he said. “And then, as the shots continued, you realized these aren't fireworks.” When the shooting stopped the night of the ambush, three of the eight officers under his command were dead. Another three were injured. Gunter has long been a proponent of the type of heavy ballistic gear that could have saved one or more of . . .

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