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Multiple Law Enforcement Agencies Receive K-9 Vests


Multiple Law Enforcement Agencies Receive K-9 Vests through Donation from Miller Family Foundation Today

- AEGIS Law Enforcement Foundation Accepts (12) Vests to

Be Donated to Local Law Enforcement -

Hamilton County, TN – Today, Monday, July 11, 2016 at 9:00 am, the AEGIS Law Enforcement Foundation in association with the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, Soddy Daisy Police Department, Collegedale Police Department, and the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office hosted a joint press conference at the Hamilton County River Park to honor and recognize the Miller Family and the Miller Family Foundation for their generous donation of (12) new bullet-proof vests for local law enforcement canines.

Members of the Miller Family were on hand for the occasion.

These new bullet-proof K-9 vests will increase the safety and capabilities of our local law enforcement canines in dangerous situations while performing their daily duties along with their human counterpart (handler).

The total monetary donation given by the Miller Family Foundation for the vests was $12,000.

During the press conference, several local law enforcement agencies and K-9 personnel were on hand to accept the new vests from members of the Miller Family. The media was also on hand to cover the event and conduct interviews. A short K-9 demonstration followed for those who wished to stay.

The breakdown below shows which agency received vests and how many:

Bradley County Sheriff’s Office – 4

Collegedale Police Department – 2

Soddy Daisy Police Department – 2

Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office – 4

The Miller Family Foundation is associated with local Chattanooga business, Miller Industries. Miller Industries is the premier producer of quality commercial and military grade wreckers in the United States. For more information about Miller Industries, please visit https://www.millerind.com/.

The HCSO would like to extend our appreciation to the Hamilton County Park Rangers for their assistance with the logistics and organization of today’s press conference at the Riverpark.

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