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Marion County Sheriff’s Office K9 Viking to Get Donation of Body Armor

Marion County Sheriff’s Office K9 Viking will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Viking’s vest will be embroidered with the sentiment “This gift of protection provided by Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.”. Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks.

Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a 501c (3) charity located in East Taunton, MA 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. The non-profit was established in 2009 to assist law enforcement agencies with this potentially lifesaving body armor for their four-legged K9 officers. Since its inception, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provided over 3,300 protective vests, in 50 states, through private and corporate donations, at a value of $5.7 million dollars.

The program is open to dogs actively employed in the U.S. with law enforcement or related agencies who are certified and at least 20 months of age. New K9 graduates, as well as K9s with expired vests, are eligible to participate.

The donation to provide one protective vest for a law enforcement K9 is $950.00. Each vest has a value between $1,744 – $2,283 and a five-year warranty, and an average weight of 4-5 lbs. There is an estimated 30,000 law enforcement K9s throughout the United States. 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 tax-deductible donations of any denomination at www.vik9s.org or mailed to P.O. Box 9 East Taunton, MA 02718.

 

K9 VIKING
K9 VIKING

LEVEL 1 SNOW ADVISORY CANCELED

On 2/20/2019 at 12:15pm the Marion County Sheriff’s Office canceled the LEVEL 1 SNOW ADVISORY that was put into effect earlier this morning.  Main roads and highways are mostly clear but some secondary roadways are still slippery. 

LEVEL 1 SNOW ADVISORY ISSUED FOR MARION COUNTY

     At 6:30AM, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office issued a level one snow advisory for Marion County. Some roadways have been plowed but many secondary roadways are still snow covered.  As snow falls throughout the day the roads will be snow covered and drifting might occur.  Crews from ODOT, the Marion county garage and Marion city will be treating the roads throughout the day. Be alert for vehicles going into ditches and medians and vehicles traveling slowly. Keep a safe distance from other vehicles and drive slowly.  If possible, limit travel and only be on the roadways only if necessary.

 

LEVEL 1 SNOW ADVISORY CANCELED

On 02/18/2019 at 9:30am, the LEVEL 1 SNOW ADVISORY issued earlier for Marion County was canceled. Roadways still might be icy in spots (especially on bridges and overpasses) so use caution while driving.

LEVEL 1 SNOW ADVISORY ISSUED FOR MARION COUNTY

On 2/17/2019 at 10:15pm, Marion County was placed under a LEVEL 1 SNOW ADVISORY due to icy road conditions.  Use caution if you have to drive and give yourself plenty of room to stop.

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