The Absentee Shawnee Tribal Police Department is committed to providing the highest quality of police services by working in partnership with the community to create permanent solutions to problems and enhance the quality of life within the Absentee Shawnee Tribe's jurisdictional areas.
We are committed to providing the highest quality of professional law enforcement service to the community with the goal of enhancing the quality of life within the Absentee Shawnee Tribe's jurisdictional areas.
We are committed to working in partnership with the community and each other to identify and resolve issues that have an impact on public safety.
We are committed to empowering our members and the community to resolve problems by creating an environment that encourages solutions that address the needs of the communities and areas within the jurisdiction of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe.
We are committed to nurturing the public trust by holding ourselves accountable to the highest standards of professionalism and ethics.
We are committed to respecting individual rights, human dignity; and the value of all members of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe, the members of local communities, and members of this agency.
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Absentee Shawnee Tribal Police Department K9 Jynx has been awarded a bullet and stab proof vest
The Absentee Shawnee Tribal Police Department K9 Jynx has been awarded a ballistic vest thanks to a non profit organization, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., and Blue Line Across America provided 950.00 dollars for K9 Jynx vest. The vest will be embroidered with the sentiment "Protected by Blue Line Across America"
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. Each vest costs $950.00 and has a 5 year warranty. The nonprofit was established in 2009 to assist law enforcement agencies with this potentially life saving body armor for their four legged K9 Officers. Through private and corporate sponsorships, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provided over 1349 law enforcement dogs in 49 states with protective vests since 2009 at a cost of over $1.2 million dollars.
Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. announces their 7inch plush stuffed German Shepherd K9 Hero, "Cesar", and company ambassador of Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. now for sale online for $15.00 at www.vik9s.org. Proceeds from the sales will provide bullet and stab protective vests, for police dogs actively working without the potentially lifesaving equipment.
The organization orders the U.S. made vests exclusively from distributor Regency Police Supply in Hyannis, MA. who also does the custom embroidery on the body armor. Vests are manufacturer by Armor Express in Central Lake, MI.
New K9 graduates as well as K9 with expired vests are eligible to participate. The program is open to law enforcement dogs who are US employed, certified and at least 19 months of age.
For more information or to learn about volunteer opportunities, please call 508.824.6978. Tax deductible donations accepted via mail to: Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. P.O. Box 9 East Taunton, MA 02718 or via the website: www.vik9s.org.