POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KAIT) - Two companies came together to donate several vests to police K-9 units.
Perrigo Animal Health and Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. donated two bullet- and stab-proof vests to the Poplar Bluff Police Department as part of a nationwide initiative. The cost of each protective vest normally runs about $1,050 each.
The donation will benefit PBPD K9 Officers Kane and Loco.
Kane is a Belgian Malinois trained for narcotics detection and tracking.
Loco is a German Shepherd from the Netherlands and is trained to passively alert to the presence of numerous types of explosives.
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