California company donates money to buy body armor for Ross Township’s K9 Jimy
Ross Township Police Department’s K9 Jimy will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization.
Vested Interest in K9s, which is based in East Taunton, Mass., obtained the vest with a $950 donation from Pink Biscuit K9s of Santa Paula, Calif. The company conducts sanctioned trials and seminars for enthusiasts of “canine nose work” — a search and scenting activity for dogs and their owners inspired by the work performed by law enforcement K9s.
The vest will be embroidered with the sentiment: “In honor of PBK9s Volunteers.”
Since being established in 2009, the non-profit Vested Interest in K9s has provided more than 3,100 protective vests from private and corporate donations.
Jimy is expected to receive the vest early next year.
Tony LaRussa is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tony at 724-772-6368 or [email protected] or via Twitter @TonyLaRussaTrib.