ROSS TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A Ross Township Police K9 will get body armor thanks to a charitable donation.READ MORE: Pittsburgh City Council Hosting Community Meetings On American Rescue Plan
The police department says K9 Jimy will get a bullet- and stab-protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from the non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Health Department Reports Over 1,000 New Cases
The organization works to provide protective vests and other assistance to K9s and other law enforcement dogs throughout the United States. Since the organization was established in 2009, it has provided more than 3,100 protective vests to dogs in 50 states through private and corporate donations.
Jimy’s vest is sponsored by Pink Biscuit K9s of Santa Paula, Calif., and it will be embroidered with the words “In honor of PBK9s Volunteers.”MORE NEWS: Tractor-Trailer Passenger Dies In Rollover Crash On Pennsylvania Turnpike
The vest is expected to arrive within eight to 10 weeks.