ST. JOSEPH — Three Berrien County Sheriff’s Office K-9 officers will be safer at work thanks to a donation of body armor.

Berrien County Undersheriff Chuck Heit said the bullet- and stab-protective vests donated from the nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K9s Inc. will go to police dogs Blek, Maxx and Mika.

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