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Ceremony To Present Huntersville Police Department K9 Team
With Body Armor Vests

K9 Officers Leia, Stihl, Vader, and Zeus will receive protective vests
and provide a demonstration of their training.

Date & Time:
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Location:
LakeCross Veterinary Hospital
106 Parr Drive (The big yellow house)
Huntersville, NC 28078

Agenda:
• Welcome message from Tom Hemstreet, DVM, RSO of LakeCross Veterinary
• Presentation of vests by Donna Warren, DVM of LakeCross Veterinary
• Comments from Huntersville Chief of Police Cleveland Spruill
• Introduction of the K9 Team
• K9 demonstration
• Interview/photo opportunities/refreshments

The K9 officers of the Huntersville Police Department play a vital role in serving this community. Now, German Shepherds Leia, Stihl, Vader, and Zeus will have life-saving body armor. LakeCross Veterinary recently purchased four bullet and stab protective vests for our K9 officers and donated them to the Huntersville Police Department. Each vest is embroidered with the message “Protecting those who protect us – a gift from Lakecross Veterinary.”

“These animals face danger just like our human officers,” said Sergeant Brian Vaughan of the Huntersville Police Department. “This donation of body armor vests will certainly save the life of one of these animals one day.”

Anyone requesting additional information should contact Sgt. Brian Vaughan at 704-464-5400.

“The Mission of the Huntersville Police Department, through a Community Policing Partnership, is to improve the quality of life and provide a sense of safety and security in our community, through the delivery of outstanding services with the highest standards of Honor, Professionalism, and Dedication to Duty.”

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