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Body armor: medical assessment

Body armor: medical assessment

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Published by National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, U.S. Dept. of Justice in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Protective clothing,
  • Police -- Equipment and supplies

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMedical assessment.
    Statementby Michael A. Goldfarb ... [et al.].
    ContributionsGoldfarb, Michael A., National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice., United States. Law Enforcement Assistance Administration.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p. :
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17516114M
    OCLC/WorldCa2350977

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