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K-9 officers rocking new bulletproof vests in Richmond

RICHMOND, Texas – The Richmond Police Department has one more tool to help them fight crime.

Their K-9 unit has received a bullet-stab protective vest from the non-profit group Vested Interest in K9s

The vest are embroidered with the message: "Bless and protect this K9. Thank you for your service."

This nonprofit group has provided more than 1,700 protective vests in 49 states.