UNION TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A K9 with the Union Township Police Department has received a donation of body armor.

Draco received a bullet and stab protective vest from Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., which provides bullet and stab protective vests and other assistance for law enforcement dogs.

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(Photo Credit: from Union Township Police Department)

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The program is open to dogs actively employed in the U.S. with law enforcement or other related agencies, officials said.

The vest comes with a five-year warranty and weighs roughly five pounds.

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The vest was awarded to Draco in July.