CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A Massachusetts group has donated bullet- and stab-protective vests for two law enforcement dogs in eastern Iowa.
The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says the vests are for Gompie and Gucci, two K-9 deputies. Each made-to-order vest costs $950.
Vested Interest in K-9s, Inc., a nonprofit organization in East Taunton, Mass., says the vests will help protect the dogs from blunt force trauma and stab wounds.
Cedar Rapids television station KCRG says (http://bit.ly/I5sALX ) Vested Interest has donated more than 435 protective vests since August 2009.
Information from: KCRG-TV, http://www.kcrg.com