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FF & PO Arthur Lopez: To An Athlete Dying Young

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In Nassau, It’s Body Armor Optional Earlier I wrote about the killing of Officer Lopez during a traffic stop last week.  He was not wearing a vest, which seemed odd–it still does. Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano is quoted in Lawofficer as saying, “Nassau does not have a mandatory bullet-proof vest policy,  it’s up to […]

FF and PO Arthur Lopez: Killed in Traffic Stop

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His lack of personal protection seems inexplicable given his experience and training, especially as a firefighter.