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Tennessee Highway Patrol receives protective vests for canines

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The Tennessee Highway Patrol has just received new protective vests.

But the new ballistic gear isn't for the "human" officers.  The bullet and stab proof vests are for 8 of the agency's canines.

The vests were donated from a non profit called "PetArmor" and cost about $950 each. Officials with the THP say their dogs "are as valued as our state troopers,"

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