LPPD dogs wear their new ballistic vests with pride in honor of Kia

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On Sept. 19, 2019, the La Porte Police Department received two new fitted K-9 bullet and stab protective vests donated by by KarahTess Clothing and Lettering. The two new vests will be used by Police Service Dog Dallas and Police Service Dog Kerr.

Police Service Dog Dallas is a 2 1/2-year-old Malinois/shepherd mix and has been in service with the department for a year and a half. Dallas is partnered with Officer Robert Hagler.

Police Service Dog Kerr is a 2-year-old shepherd and has been in service for almost a year and a half. Kerr is partnered with Officer Bryan Lenig.

Police Service Dogs are vital to the La Porte Police Department, which is happy to receive these new vests to help protect these members of the department. Police thank KarahTess Clothing and Lettering at 517 State St., La Porte, for its generous donation of these two vests. The Shaw family, owners of KarahTess, wanted to donate the vest in memory of their beloved K-9, Kia.

One Response to “LPPD dogs wear their new ballistic vests with pride in honor of Kia”

  1. Mike

    Sep 22. 2019

    Jan and Jerry have been incredibly supportive of law enforcement. We should all be grateful for their kindness and generosity.

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