Chicago police receive new bulletproof vests

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CHICAGO -- This is a big day for a fundraising campaign to outfit Chicago police officers with new bulletproof vests.

The money was donated to the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation's "Get Behind the Vest" campaign.

The first of more than 1,000 new vests were distributed today.

The campaign will continue until 8,000 officers and supervisors have new vests.  The fundraising goal is $4 million.

If you would like more information on how you can donate, go online to