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Asked on: 10/14/13, 7:56 am

Is it legal or illegal to owen a bulletproof vest in chicago? is there any way i can get some type of paper stating that is legal if it is.. i have never been convicted of a felony or any other violent. the reason im asking is because i live in the west side of chicago and theres always someone getting shoot out here so im thinking of purchasing a vest for my safety?

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Answered on: 10/14/13, 9:21 am by Sal Sheikh

It is legal to own and wear a bulletproof vest as long as it is not during the commission of a crime or as long as you are not a Felon or have a warrant issued for your arrest.

http://www.avvo.com/legal-answers/is-it-true-that-it-s-illegal-for-civilians-to-own--773198.html


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