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Article taken from: amny.com
The NYPD convened Tuesday what the commissioner called a “show and tell” of bullet-resistant glass and doors to be installed on more than 3,800 patrol vehicles.
The bullet-resistant doors will be installed by the end of the year; the windows by the first half of next year, said Mayor Bill de Blasio.
“You saw that material, very high tech material, that absorbs the bullet and literally takes the bullet’s trajectory and uses it against it to stop it dead in its tracks,” de Blasio said inside a classroom...
Article taken from nypost.com
The de Blasio administration is planning to spend $10.4 million to outfit all NYPD patrol cars with bullet-resistant window inserts, according to City Hall officials.
The plan is expected to be announced Tuesday when Mayor de Blasio unveils an $84.7 billion preliminary fiscal 2018 budget — up 3.1 percent from last year’s $82.1 billion preliminary plan.
The NYPD began piloting the inserts in 2016, which protect the back portion of the driver and passenger-side windows....