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March 26, 2005

World's scariest employee orientation/training program

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If you're a new employee of Miguel Caballero, a Bogotá, Columbia manufacturer of stylish security apparel, one of your duties is testing out the company's wares — facing live fire from such weapons as nine-millimeter Berettas and .44 Magnums.

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Practically every garment made by the $3.5 million-a-year (with a... bullet) company, from tropical shirts to leather jackets, is guaranteed to withstand ammunition from these weapons or their equivalents.

The company even makes knife-proof undershorts, popular with prison wardens.

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The owner says that his own country's violent reputation vouches quite nicely for the effectiveness of his line.

[via Mark Ellwood in "The Remix" via the New York Times]

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where can a us citizen buy this product,...every body writes about the clothes, but no links to buy...............

Posted by: joe | Oct 29, 2007 7:03:03 PM

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