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Letter: Safety vests shouldn't require special grants

Acting Nassau County Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter, left,

Acting Nassau County Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter, left, and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, hold up a pair of bulletproof vests following a press conference outside Nassau County Police headquarters in Mineola on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014. Credit: Newsday / John Paraskevas

Just a quick word about "Advocating vests for cops" [News, Aug. 7].

I always thought that in this country, when you put people on the front lines, they were the best equipped! Grants to save cops' lives is an outrage. The vests should be issued the day they sign on.

Scott Miller, Shoreham
 

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