State police K-9 receiving bulletproof vest

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TAUNTON, Mass. (WPRI) – A Massachusetts State Police K-9 is receiving a bulletproof vest to help keep him safe on duty.

Lennox is getting a vest donated by the Taunton nonprofit Vested Interest in K-9s, which provides bullet- and stab-protective vests to dogs of law enforcement.

Vested Interest is based in East Taunton has provided dogs throughout the country with more than 2,400 protective vests.

Each one costs between $1,795 and $2,234.

Lennox will be receiving his vest sometime in late May or early June.

It was sponsored by an anonymous donor and will be embroidered with the sentiment, “In honor of Olivia, Nala and Ella.”

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