The Bryan Police Departments K9s Sage has been awarded a ballistic vest thanks to a non profit organization, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. $16,595.00 was donated to the charity from the “K9 Kota Campaign” which will provide vests for seventeen K9s in KY, OH, NJ, CA and IN.
The “K9 Kota Campaign” held an online event selling over 1350 tee shirts for the cause.
Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a 501c (3) charity, with a mission to provide bullet and stab protective vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement
and related agencies 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. provided over 930 law enforcement dogs in
39 states with protective vests since 2009 at a cost of $880,000.
For more information or to learn about volunteer opportunities,
please call 508–824-6978. Tax deductible donations accepted via
mail to: Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. P.O. Box 9 East Taunton,
MA 02718 or via the website: www.vik9s.org.