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3 more TPD K-9s to get protective vests

Nero, Luke and Yuma will soon get their protective vests, thanks to generous donations through an organization's Groupon event. Nero, Luke and Yuma will soon get their protective vests, thanks to generous donations through an organization's Groupon event.
TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -

It's been a big week for the Toledo Police Department, as more of their K-9 crime fighters will receive free protective vests.

On Wednesday, Toledo police announced two of their companions would receive bullet and stab-protective vests, thanks to generous donations through the organization, Vested Interest in K-9s.

The TPD expects three more custom-fit vests within the next few months. Nero, Luke and Yuma will join Joker and Damon getting their vests in 14-15 weeks.

Before this hefty donation, all the dogs performed the dangerous job without protection. The money was raised through a nationwide Groupon event totaling more than $350,000.

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