A non-profit agency donated bullet and stab-proof vests to the Centralia Police Force. A K9 unit suffered a gunshot in Thurston County just a week ago. It received surgery and is resting. It is the hope of the non-profit agency, Vested Interest, to help protect these dogs from harm such as this. The agency has donated over 6.9 million dollars worth of vests since its inception.
Key Takeaways from the Non-Profit Agency Donated Bullet and Stab-Proof Vests Story:
- Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. donated bullet and stab-proof vests to the Centralia Police Force for their K9 units.
- Vested Interest’s non-profit charity supports K9 units throughout all of the US.
- The non-profit has provided 4100 vests for a total of 6.9 million dollars according to the article.
- The vests are worth between $1,744 and $2,283. They also weigh between 4 to 5 lbs.
Quote: “Pax’s vest was embroidered with the words, ‘in memory of K9 Ziva, Seattle Police Department,’ in honor of the first female police dog at the Seattle Police Department. Ziva retired in 2015 after eight years of service. ” (Chronicle Staff, 2020)
Link to article: http://www.chronline.com/news/centralia-police-department-s-k9-pax-gets-donation-of-body-armor/article_6c315726-5d18-11eb-9007-2b42ccd53658.html
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