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File #: 19-191    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/23/2019 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 5/28/2019 Final action:
Title: Recognition of Donation to the Carrboro Police Department from non-profit Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is to recognize the generous donation from Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. of three bullet and stab protective vests for police department service K9s.
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 Recognition of Donation to the Carrboro Police Department from non-profit Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.

            

PURPOSE:  The purpose of this item is to recognize the generous donation from Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. of three bullet and stab protective vests for police department service K9s.           

      

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DEPARTMENT:  Police    

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:  Chief Walter Horton, 919-918-7397

      

 

INFORMATION: Carrboro Police Department’s K9s Titus, Blitz and Turbo will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. Each vest has a value between $1,744 - $2,283.  K9 Titus, Blitz and Turbo’s vests will be embroidered with the sentiment “In memory of Officer Jordan Sheldon, Mooresville, NC - EOW 5/4/19”.

 

Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a 501c (3) charity located in East Taunton, MA whose mission is to provide bullet and stab protective vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related agencies throughout the United States.

 

The program is open to dogs actively employed in the U.S. with law enforcement or related agencies who are certified and at least 20 months of age.

       

 

FISCAL & STAFF IMPACT: There is no fiscal impact and minimal staff impact.

          

 

RECOMMENDATION: Town Staff recommend that the Board of Aldermen consider adopting the attached resolution.