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K9 officers receive bullet-proof vests

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Thanks to an organization called Vested Interest, two local K9 officers will now be a little safer on the job.

Ranger and Jack of the Monroe County Sheriff's Office are getting bullet-proof vests from the non-profit.  The vests offer protection from bullets and from stab wounds.

Vested Interest had provided gear to nearly 1000 K9 officers since 2009.  The group recently raised over $335, 000 nationwide with a Groupon campaign to provide vests to dogs across the country in memory of a K9 officer killed in Pennsylvania in January.

You can learn more about the organization at their website www.vik9s.org


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