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Drug slang A regional term for isobutyl nitrite
Forensics A projectile which, when issued from a firearm, causes damage to person or property that correlates with its mass and velocity

bullet

Forensic medicine A charge which, when issued from a firearm, causes damage to person or property that correlates with its mass and velocity. See Ballistics, Black talon bullet, Dum-dum bullet, Hollow tip, Magic bullet, Retained bullet.
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Police officers will wear bulletproof vests and patrol in teams of two for now only during rush hour and between 8 p.m.
4033, the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Act of 2000, would provide $50 million in grants to state and local law enforcement agencies each year and ensure that more grants are made available to smaller jurisdictions with populations of 100,000 or less.
He just appeared in a story line in which a bulletproof vest saves his life.
The wounded included a security guard - an off-duty police officer whose bulletproof vest probably saved his life.
Then they beat Kondratov's head against a bulletproof vest. I also got my share: they beat my head against a grill and the walls, and then started hitting me on the shoulders with their rifle butts.
Officers at the scene said the attackers came with a vehicle wearing a bulletproof vest ready to attack.
LIPA CITY, Batangas -- A member of Lipa City Drug Enforcement Unit (CDEU) was saved by his bulletproof vest from two gun shots while a drug peddler suspect was killed in a short encounter here Sunday after midnight.
That chat inspired Melka to make a donation that allowed the department to purchase a bulletproof vest to protect Madden on the job and give Terranova peace of mind.
On the lobbying disclosure forms, which federal lobbyists are required to file, Ghazal lists the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Act Grant program as one of the specific lobbying issues for which the firm was contracted.
Royce West, D-Dallas, would create and fund a bulletproof vest grant program to outfit approximately 50,000 officers statewide with vests that can withstand rounds from high-caliber firearms.
Islamabad -- Islamabad police on Sunday recovered arms including five Kalashnikov rifles, a pistol, six magazines, a bulletproof vest, alcohol and three tear gas shells from PTI leader Amin Gandapur's car outside Bani Gala.
Opens Wednesday THE STARS Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sam Worthington, Olivia Williams THE VERDICT Arnold Schwarzenegger straps on his bulletproof vest and grabs his biggest machine gun for some familiar and cartoonishly violent action in Sabotage, playing the leader of an elite task force that comes under threat.