Fatal .45–70 Rifle Wounding of a Policeman Wearing a Bulletproof Vest

    Volume 27, Issue 2 (April 1982)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Published Online: 1 April 1982

    Page Count: 5


    Thomas, GE
    Associate medical examiner, Office of the Medical Examiner, Dade County, Miami, FL.

    (Received 12 August 1981; accepted 9 October 1981)

    Abstract

    This report presents the findings in the case of a fatal gunshot wound from a relatively high-energy rifle suffered by a law enforcement officer wearing a bulletproof vest. Also presented is a discussion of missile energy transfer for individuals wearing protective clothing.


    Paper ID: JFS11502J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11502J

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    Title Fatal .45–70 Rifle Wounding of a Policeman Wearing a Bulletproof Vest
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