Sheriff’s Office K9’s receive bullet-proof vests

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JEFFERSONVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – K9’s with the Twiggs County Sheriff’s Office are getting some new gear.

The K9’s now have their own bullet-proof and stab-proof vests.

Sheriff Darren Mitchum says the K9’s are fitted for their vests, just like a deputy. He adds it’s important for the K9’s to be safe as they work with the team.