Thursday, June 11, 2009

"WPCs in bra peril"

"Women cops have been told not to wear wired bras on duty - in case they are shot.
A Home Office memo warns that metal objects worn under protective armour can be driven into the body when hit.
The Police Federation's Julia Roper-Smith said: 'Body armour has to be close fitting. Do not wear underwired bras. There are no bullet-proof bras.'"

The Sun, 8 May 2009, p.29

For Germany's approach to the bra problem in the police force, see Archives, 15 August 2008


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