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Ballston Spa ambulance adds bulletproof vests

Community Emergency Corps paramedic Bill Sims, left, wears new body armor while James Coates, CEO of Phalanx Defense Systems, explains how the vests work Thursday at the ambulance headquarters in Ballston Spa.
Community Emergency Corps paramedic Bill Sims, left, wears new body armor while James Coates, CEO of Phalanx Defense Systems, explains how the vests work Thursday at the ambulance headquarters in Ballston Spa.
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Even before the murder in December of two Monroe County firefighters and last week’s Boston Marathon bombings, Community Emergency Corps officials were thinking about buying body armor because of some of the situations that arise in and around Ballston Spa. “We’re dealing with a lot more violent calls than we used to,” said Ray Otten, the corps’ executive director. Just about a year after launching a campaign to get bulletproof vests, the corps has taken ...


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