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CT state police K9 gets new vest

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K9 Nero receives a bullet and stab protective vest. (Connecticut State Police) K9 Nero receives a bullet and stab protective vest. (Connecticut State Police)
MIDDLETOWN, CT (WFSB) -

A K9 for the Connecticut State Police is sporting a new vest after a donation from a nonprofit.

Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., which has been helping law enforcement agencies in the United States since 2009, donated a bullet and stab protective vest to K9 Nero.

K9 Nero, whose handler is Trooper First Class Michael Beauton, is trained as a patrol dog and training in narcotics detection.

Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is able to provide vests to  law enforcement agencies for $1,050. The nonprofit takes donations for each vest and they can be mailed to P.O. Box 9 East Taunton, MA. 02718. 

For more information about the Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., click here or by calling them at 508-824-6978. 

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