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DPS’ s weight problem Director won’t accept more than 40 inches

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If you’re a cop unlucky enough to get in a fight with two guys high on meth, convicted violent felons, would you prefer a partner who weighs 160 pounds with a 32-inch waist soaking wet; or a big, beefy guy, maybe weighing 235 with a 48-inch waist?

Me, too. That’s why I won’t ever sell my 2014 Ford F150. That was the last year that Ford made its pickup trucks out of steel instead of “beercan” aluminum. Sorry, got off script. “Militarygrade” aluminum. Sounds nicer, doesn’t it? “Military-grade,” even though most U.S. military tanks are still being protected by traditional armored STEEL plate.



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