A police K9 in Connecticut is showing off his new protective vest … The Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., which is based in East Taunton, MA. and started in 2009, helps dogs working with law enforcement and other related agencies get these vests. Link.

COBURG — A Springfield police dog is being credited with saving an officer’s life … As the man ran, he turned and pointed the gun at officers with one arm just as Springfield police K9 Falko locked his jaws onto the man’s other arm at the wrist. Link.

Mirror photo by Gary M. Baranec / Logan Township police officer Alex Vazquez introduces the department’s new K-9 dog “Freddy” during a press conference Monday afternoon at the Logan Township Building. Logan Township’s newest police officer — a 1 … Link.

“This K9 is the community’s K9,” Chief Tim Mercer, from the Logan Township Police Department, said. “We will do everything in our power to help make this community a safer place to live and to work in and this dog is certainly going to be a very important … Link.

PEKIN — The voters have spoken, and the winner has barked in victory. Ahen, the Pekin Police Department’s police dog, or K-9 unit, placed first in voting that ended Friday in an online contest entered by 3,300 departments across the nation. More than … Link.