K-9 to receive bulletproof vest


Montrose, Colo (KKCO) --- Vested Interest in K-9s is a volunteer charity that collects money to outfit U.S. law enforcement dogs in bulletproof and stab resistant vests.

Sergeant Keith Sanders, with the Montrose County Sheriff's Office, nominated their K-9, Oxx, to receive a vest and he became the 21st dog in the country to be given one.

Oxx is a sworn Deputy and is an asset to the community as he is certified in the detection of five illegal drugs and also tracks missing and fleeing people. Recently, his services led to a huge drug and gun bust at a routine traffic stop.

He has also been nominated for the 2013 American Humane Society Hero Dog Awards for his continued service to the community.


KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.

powered by Disqus
KKCO NBC 11 News 2531 Blichmann Avenue Grand Junction, CO 81505 Station Phone: 970.243.1111 Business Fax: 970.243.1770 Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793 News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 207001851 - nbc11news.com/a?a=207001851