Citing French police experience in taking down the Paris islamonazis, they underpin their own fears that modern day protective shields are not that protective any longer. And this is in ”gun free” Europe.
Members of Special Police Unit Fear that their Shields are No Good
Members of the Dutch police and army rapid response teams are concerned that their shields are not strong enough to fend off shots from heavy automatic weapons. Their French colleagues discovered that such bullets penetrated their shields when they stormed the Paris Bataclan theater when it was occupied by terrorists. The Socialist Party has asked the Minister of Justice and Security, Ard van der Steur, to clarify the matter.