WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-red01, ww color red

Bulletproof

Major, a police dog who was stabbed in the line of duty. (credit: CBS)

Fundraiser Helps Outfit K-9 Officers With Bulletproof Vests

Some of the state’s finest officers with four legs showed off their skills as a part of a fundraiser Saturday in St. Paul. The group “Vested Interest in K-9s” raises money to provide K-9 officers bullet- and stab-protective vests. Krischel Estrella of Vested Interest says vests can cost nearly $3,000 each, so fundraisers make a big difference for local departments.

10/12/2013

(credit: CBS)

Ballistic Whiteboards: A Good Way To Protect Teachers, Students?

A new classroom item aims at having a positive impact on students’ education and safety. They’re called ballistic whiteboards and shield against violence.

04/23/2013

(credit: Lakruwan WIanniarachch/AFP/Getty Images)

Rocori School District Gets Bulletproof Whiteboards

A central Minnesota school district that was the site of a school shooting in 2003 is getting a new device designed to help keep kids safe: bulletproof whiteboards.

04/22/2013

(credit: CBS)

Good Question: What Makes Glass Bulletproof?

An Idaho man has been charged with trying to assassinate the President of the United States by allegedly firing an AK-47-style gun at the White House. But his bullet hit a reinforced White House window that most of us would call “bulletproof.” So how does a piece of glass become bulletproof?

11/18/2011

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,792 other followers