Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Bulletproof Vest Cash May Continue.(West Side Journal)

Byline: Journal Staff Report


More money could be on the way to New Mexico municipalities to help buy bulletproof vests for law enforcement officers.

Rep. Tom Udall, D-N.M., and other members of Congress are seeking to extend a federal program that distributes millions of dollars to help state, county and municipal law enforcement agencies purchase bulletproof vests.

According to Udall, the current bill would extend the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Program through fiscal 2007. …

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