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Covington K9 to Receive Bullet- and Stab-Proof Vest Thanks to Donation

Covington Police K9 Holly is set to receive a bullet- and stab-proof vest thanks to a donation from Vested Interests in K9s.

The Massachusetts-based nonprofit announced that the new vest is sponsored by Robert and Bonnie Greenwell of Newington, Connecticut. It will be embroidered with the sentiment, "In memory of Riley Blue and Sierra Grey."

The new vest is expected to arrive in eight to ten weeks.

Vested Interests in K9s provides bullet- and stab-proof vests to law enforcement and related agencies across the country.

Each vest has a value between $1,744 – $2,283 and a five-year warranty, and an average weight of 4-5 lbs.

-Staff report

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