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K9 officer to receive protective vest

Posted: 11:27 PM, Sep 17, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-18 00:29:53-04

JENNINGS–A K9 officer on the city police force will receive a bullet and stab protective vest from a Massachusetts charity.

K9 Officer Buck (Courtesy: Jennings Police Department)

Officer “Buck” will get the vest thanks to a donation made by Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., a non-profit organization, through a fundraiser conducted by Thin Blue Line USA.  The vest will be embroidered with the statement, “Honoring those who served and sacrificed.”

The vest is expected to arrive in eight to 10 weeks.

To make a donation to Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., click here.