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Comanche County Sheriff’s Office K9s Yumi and Ban have received donation of body armor

Comanche County Sheriff’s Office K9s Yumi and Ban have received bullet and stab protective vests thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.  K9 Yumi’s vest was embroidered with the sentiment “Born to Love-Trained to Serve-Loyal Always”.  K9 Ban’s vest was embroidered with the sentiment “Honoring those who served and sacrificed”.

Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., established in 2009, is a 501(c)(3) charity whose mission is to provide bullet and stab protective vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related agencies throughout the United States. This potentially lifesaving body armor for four-legged K9 officers is U.S. made, custom fitted, and NIJ certified. Since its inception, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. has provided over 4,033 vests to K9s in all 50 states at a value of $6.9 million, made possible by both private and corporate donations. 

The program is open to U.S. dogs that are at least 20 months old and actively employed and certified with law enforcement or related agencies. K9s with expired vests are also eligible to participate. There are an estimated 30,000 law enforcement K9s throughout the United States.

Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. accepts tax-deductible contributions in any amount, while a single donation of $960 will sponsor one vest. Each vest has a value of $1,744-$2,283, weighs an average of 4-5 lb., and comes with a five-year warranty. For more information, or to learn about volunteer opportunities, please call 508-824-6978. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provides information, lists events, and accepts donations at www.vik9s.org, or you may mail your contribution to P.O. Box 9, East Taunton, MA 02718.   

 

 

 



 

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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

MESSAGE TO JURORS SUMMONED TO COMANCHE COUNTY DISTRICT COURT FROM THE JUDGES OF COMANCHE COUNTY

You may receive a summons for jury service in the coming weeks. Jury service is a legal obligation as well as a civic duty. The services performed by jurors are as important and essential to the administration of justice as those performed by the judge and the attorneys. Your service is requested and needed; however, we understand that we find ourselves in unprecedented times. Local and county officials are taking all necessary precautions to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 for those that visit the Comanche County Courthouse.

However, no one can guarantee an environment without any risk of exposure. You may be an individual who is at higher risk due to pre-existing health conditions and/or advanced age, or you may live with someone in a higher risk category. If you feel that this applies to you, please call (580)581-4595 and an excusal from jury service will be authorized if this presents undue physical hardship.

Your very important service is appreciated, and we will take all reasonable steps to reduce exposure to COVID-19 during your service as juror. Masks and social distancing will be required. Your safety, health and peace of mind are foremost in our consideration.

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