HCSO K-9 cop gets protection

 

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Frea, the Harrison County Sheriff’s K-9 officer, received a vest through Vested Interest in K9s Inc., a 501c(3), all-volunteer charity located in East Taunton, Mass., whose mission is to provide bullet and stab protective vets for law enforcement dogs throughout the United States and has supplied more than 200 vests to crime-fighting canine cops across the country this year.

Frea is pictured with her partner, Deputy Chris Parrish and Lt. Mark Touville.

NH Photo/AMY GAREIS

You can read the full story in this weeks print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.

 
 
 

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  1. Sandy Marcal
    2013-09-20
    20:41:50

    Vested Interest in K9s is pleased to have provided K9 Frea with a bullet and stab protective vest. The made to order vest was recently delivered and will protect K9 Frea from bullet and stab wounds as well as blunt force trauma.

    Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a 501c (3) all volunteer charity located in East Taunton, MA. whose mission is to provide bullet and stab protective vests for law enforcement dogs throughout the United States. Each vest costs $950.00 and has a 5 year warranty. The nonprofit was established in 2009 to assist law enforcement agencies with this potentially life saving body armor for their four legged K9 Officers. Through private and corporate sponsorships, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. has provided over 435 law enforcement dogs with protective vests since their inception in August of 2009. Over $400,000 in K9 vests have been donated in 36 states including Alaska and Hawaii.

    The organization orders the Armor Express vests made in Central Lakes, MI exclusively from distributor Regency Police Supply in Hyannis, MA. who also does the custom embroidery on the body armor.

    New K9 graduates as well as K9's with expired vests are eligible to apply for the ballistic vests.

    For more information about Vested Interest in K9s visit www.vik9s.org or call 508-824-6978.

     
 

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