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FMPD K9 to get new protective vest

Posted at 7:27 AM, Nov 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-01 07:29:38-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- In the next few weeks, Fort Myers Police K-9 Mattis will get a brand new bullet and stab protective vest.

The vest is being donated by the non-profit organization "Vested Interest in K-9’s."

The group has donated custom made vests to over 3500 K-9s in the U.S.

Each vest is worth between $1,000-$2,000.

K-9 Mattis' vest will be embroidered with the statement "honoring those who served and sacrificed".