Alexandria Police Department K9’s Chance, Gage, XigXag, Trajan, and Zara will each receive a ballistic and stab-protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9s Chance, Gage, and XigXag’s vests are sponsored by the Alexandria Police Foundation and Pamela Verick of Alexandria. K9s Trajan and Zara’s vests are sponsored by Dr. Michael and Lynda Gordon of Coconut Grove, Fla. Delivery is expected within eight to 10 weeks.
Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a 501c (3) charity located in East Taunton, Mass., whose mission is to provide ballistic and stab-protective vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related agencies throughout the United States. See www.vik9s.org.