And perhaps they need to do a little more research...
Man shot by Tacoma officer did not fire handgun
"We don't believe that he fired any shots, which is a good thing because the ammunition that was in the gun was very high powered and probably would have done a lot of damage if it would have hit the Tacoma officer," says Troyer.
Armor piercing ammunition was found inside Papineau's pickup truck.
Rifle ammunition is "armor piercing".
Brooks Lawrence Papineau
He worked at the US Postal Service for the past 27 years. Brooks will be remembered as an incredibly kind spirit who loved his wife, family, friends and his four-legged children Penny and Rachel. He was passionate about motorcycles, the 4th of July and was an experienced collector of historical weapons over the past 25 years.
Yep - a gun show dealer showed me a 10mm some years ago and said it would go through both sides of a Kevlar vest with the person inside it.