RUSK COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – The Rusk County Sheriff’s Office announced on Friday the department’s K9 Tyson will receive a bullet and stab-proof vest.

“He is a vital member of this office and Rusk County,” officials said.

K9 Tyson will receive his vest from Vested Interest in K9’s, Inc., a nonprofit that has donated vests to almost 5,000 K9s since 2009.

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