Sheriff’s dogs to receive protective vests

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Three Erie County Sheriff’s Office dogs will soon receive ballistic vests for protection.  The bullet and stab protective vests are all thanks to the nonprofit, Vested Interest in K9s Inc.

Each vest goes for about $1,000, and has a five-year warranty. In the new vests, the dogs will perform their usual duties of routine searches of visitors, inmates and facilities for contraband.

Bili, Lord and Cer will get the vests in about three weeks. The vests will be embroidered with the sentiments, “This gift of protection provided by the Cannata Family Foundation, Inc.”, and “This gift of protection provided by The Hot Yoga Spot.” provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s