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The Dixon Police Department’s dog has some new lifesaving duds. Hery, the Dixon Police Department’s K9 officer, recently received his body armor vest, thanks to a donation from the Massachusetts-based nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K9s Inc. The camouflage vest – embroidered with “Born to Love. Trained to Serve. Loyal Always” – will keep the department’s best friend safe in the line of duty. It weighs about 5 pounds and comes with a 5-year warranty. Hery, assigned to Officer Ryan McWethy, has been serving on the force since October 2014. He's certified in patrol and narcotics work through the North American Police Working Dog Association.