The police department’s newest K-9 dog is equipped with a bullet- and stab-protective vest thanks to two local businesses.
Reaper, a 2-year-old Belgian Shepherd, received the body armor through the financial support of Dartmouth Dental — which has locations in Dartmouth and New Bedford — and Panagakos Development in New Bedford.
The vest cost $1,006.
Both businesses have provided funding for numerous ballistic vests during the past several years, working with Vested Interest in K-9s Inc. of Taunton, a nonprofit fundraising organization, said police spokesman Detective Robert Levinson.
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