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‘Arko’ a K-9 officer with Lone Peak Police is getting a special gift

Posted at 7:17 PM, Jul 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-13 21:17:50-04

LONE PEAK, Utah -- A K-9 officer with the Lone Peak Police Department is getting a special gift.

"Arko" will soon get a bullet and stab resistant vest to wear when he's on duty and in harm's way.

The vest is a charitable donation from a group called "Vested Interest in K9's."

The vests provide a lot of protection for the police dogs but can cost between $1700 and $2200.

Delivery is expected in eight to 10 weeks.