Cop Killer Bullet | definition of Cop Killer Bullet by Medical dictionary
Cop Killer Bullet
A popular term—created by the news media—for a bullet that is said to easily penetrate soft body armour—i.e., bullet-proof vests—worn by law enforcement officers (‘cops’); the Rhino bullet, referred to many as a cop killer bullet, does not penetrate soft body armour
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Perhaps Holder's talk about "cop killer bullets
" is just playing to the gun control crowd.
More commonly, these were referred to as "cop killer bullets
" that purportedly defeated body armor worn by law enforcement officers.
It was also instrumental in influencing the manufacture and sale of armor-piercing ammunition, better known as "cop killer bullets