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Cochise County Sheriff's K9 to get body armor

Posted at 9:04 AM, Jun 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-14 21:48:59-04

TUCSON, Ariz. - Manny, a K9 officer for the Cochise County Sheriff's Office, will receive body armor thanks to a donation.

According to the office, Manny will receive a vest that will protect him from bullets and knives thanks to Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.

The San Simon School National Honor Society held a fundraiser. The vest, which cost $950, will be embroidered with "Gifted by the Parsons Family."

Manny will receive the vest within eight to 10 weeks.