Raising funds to help protect K9s from law enforcement in Florida

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Raising money to help protect K9s from law enforcement in Stuart



BRAND: ENSURING LAW ENFORCEMENT CINES UNITS ARE PROTECTED IS CANINE STRONG’S GOAL. JEANN JOIN ME LIVE AND JOE. AND CORPOLRA MAGNELLO AND MAVERICK, JOIN US LIVE, SHOWING ETH BALLISTIC VEST. JENNA, I STARTED WITH YOU. HOW DID THIS ASSOCIATION START? >> WE GOT OUR BEGINNING AFTER THE TRAGIC CHRISTMAS LINE OF DUTY BY CANINE SIGO DTH. IT WAS A HORRIBLE SITUATION, SO WE WANTED TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE. WE HAVE STARTED SUPPLYING BALLISTIC VEST FOR CANINES. MARK: WHAT MAVERICK HAS RIGHT NOW. LET’S ENSURE K-9 OFFICERS ARE PROTECTED AS WELL. IT HAS GROWED ENORMOUSLY. >> RIGHTOW N WE HELPED SEVEN OR EIGHT LOCAL AGENCIES IN FLORIDA AND A COUPLE ON THE WEST COAST. WE HAVE REACHED APPROXIMATELY 100 CANINE TEAMS ACROSS THE COUNTRY, FROM WYOMING TO DAKOTAS, OT NEW YORK. MARK: A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION THAT YOU STARTED ASSISTING K-9 OFFICERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY. JOE, TELL ME WHAT WE’RE LOOKING AT ON THE TABLE. >> WHEN WE HAD THE INITIAL EVENT, WE ONLY KNOWN ABOUT THE VEST. WE GROW UP FROM THERE. WE HAD A FEW DIFFERENT HANDLERS WHO SAID WE HAVE OTHER NEEDS. ROU DOESN’T ALWAYS HAVE A HUGE BUDGET. ONE OF THE EARLY PIECES OF EQUIPMENT WAS ONE OF THESE NARCOTICS PROTECTION TRAINING PIECES. THERE ARE TWO ITEMS ON THE TABLE, ONE IS A DUMMY AND ONE IS A LIVE ITEMS. WHEN THEY TRAIN TO DETECT NARCOTICS THEY NEED A REWD.AR THESE ATTACHED MAGNETICLY TO A VEHICLE.CL WHEN THE DOG IS CORRECTLY AWARNED THE DOG IS CORRECTLY AWARNED BY SMELL THEY LOSE THE REWARD. THEYOCUS F ON THE VEHICLE, WITHOUT LOOKING AT THE CAR. MARK: BETWEEN THESE VTS AND THIS TYPE OF EQUIPMENT, BUT IS NOT CHEAP. YOU WANT TO COLLECT MONEY. TELL ME ABOUT THE ETH EVENT. MARK: WE HAVE AN EVENT CALLED FOR OUR PROTECTORS. WE WANT EVERYONE TO PARTICIPATE. : RKMACORPORAL, YOU ARE THERE AND ON THE STREET. YOU’RE WITH MAVERICK EVERY DAY. IT MUST MEAN A LOT TO YOU TO HAVE THIS BEST AND KNOW IT IS SAFE. BRAND: ABSOLUTELY. SINCE MEETING TSEHE GUYS, THEY HAVE PROVIDED US WITH MANY TOOLS WHICH WE USE TO TRAIN THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE AND – WE ALWAYS HAVE THE PORTUNITY TO HAVE A BIG BUZZ IT – BUDGET. WHEN PEOPLE DONATE THESE ITEMS OR MONEY TO THE ETH FOUNDATION, IT ALLOWS US TO PURCHASE THEM. IT IS THE GOOD PEACE OF IN MD KNOWING THAT WE HAVE THE EQUIPMENT WE WILL NEED. HAVING K9 MAVERICK IN A VEST WHEN HE WORKS. MARK: WHY IS IT SO IMPORTANT TO HAVE MAVERK ICAS YOUR PARTNER? WHAT ARE K-9 OFFICERS CAPABLE OF DOING? MA: RKIT IS ONE OF OUR BEST LAW ENFORCEMENT TOOLS. THEY ARE ALSO CAPABLE OF TACKLING BAD YSGU AND SNIFTING DRUGS AND PROVIDING SUCH A VERSATILE TOOL. NOT ONLY THEY DEPEND ON US BUT WE DEPEND ON THEM. THEY HAVE SAVED COUNTLESS LAW ENFORCEMENT LIVES DURING THEIR TIME. MARK: ITAK TE A TEAM TO KEEP OUR COMMUNITY SAFE. THANK YOU FOR JOINING US. WE HAVE MORE INFORMATION AT HOME. MANY OF YOU WILL BE SUPPORTING THE EVENT THIS WEEKEND. YOU CAN GO TO CANINE — K9STRON GINC.COM.

Raising money to help protect K9s from law enforcement in Stuart

K9 Strong, Inc. was created in honor of Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office K9 Cigo, who was killed in a 2018 Christmas Eve shooting. Many law enforcement agencies don’t have the budget for essential equipment for their K9 teams, CEO Jenna Radtke said. Stay informed: local coverage of WPBF 25 NewsThe goal is to help provide these teams with the equipment they need to operate safely. There is a fundraiser at the Powerhouse Gym in Stuart on May 7 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to: K9 StrongRelated:

K9 Strong, Inc. was created in honor of Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office K9 Cigo, who was killed in a 2018 Christmas Eve shooting.

Joe Rathnam, CCO says their mission is to provide safety and training equipment to law enforcement K9 units in need.

Many law enforcement agencies don’t have the budget for essential equipment for their K9 teams, CEO Jenna Radtke said.

Stay informed: Local coverage of WPBF 25 News

The goal is to help provide these teams with the equipment they need to operate safely.

There is a fundraiser at the Powerhouse Gym in Stuart on May 7 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

If you want more information, go to: K9 Strong

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