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K9 to receive ballistic vest

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NEWS RELEASE FROM THE WYANDOTTE NATION

The Wyandotte Tribal / Municipal Police Department police K9 will be receiving a ballistic vest for “Joker” their narcotics detector K9 thanks to a nationwide GROUPON EVENT that raised over $250,000 in just over a week.

The “Occasions” campaign for Groupon Grassroots to outfit police K9s with bullet and stab (EST). Groupons may be purchased at www.groupon.com/k9s.

Vested Interest in K9’s, Inc., is the nationwide non-profit organization and charity partner selected by Groupon Grassroots to participate. The online $10 donation suggested interested persons purchase a GROUPON (a tax deductible donation) through the secure website where all funds were allocated to purchase ballistic vests for our four-legged crime fighters who put their lives on the line for the community and their partner.

In 2013 Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. partnered with Groupon and was named as one of “The Best of 2013” campaigns. The non-profit raised $155,537.33 in just one week and provided ballistic vests for 163 law enforcement dogs in 30 states. There are an estimated 30,000 police dogs throughout the United States. The organization is also accepting donations through their website: www.vik9s.org and via mail P.O. Box 9 East Taunton, MA 02718.

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