KGUN 9 On Your SideNews

Actions

Deputy K9 receives donated body armor

Posted at 12:01 PM, Aug 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-11 21:33:06-04
Jaap, a Pima County Sheriff’s Department K9, received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.
 
According to the media release, the vest fits Jaap great and he enjoys wearing it.
 
With the generous donation by Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., Jaap will be safer while protecting our community.
 
The mission of the charity who donated the vest is to provide bullet and stab protective vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related agencies throughout the United States.
 
The vest donation program is open to dogs actively employed in the U.S. with law enforcement or related agencies who are certified and at least 20 months of age.
 
Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provides information, lists events, and accepts tax-deductible donations at www.vik9s.org or mailed to P.O. Box 9 East Taunton, MA 02718.