Faribault K9 Officer “Cannon” Gets Body Armor

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(Faribault, MN) – The Faribault Police Department’s K9 Cannon now has some protection of his own, having received a bullet and stab protective vest. 

K9 Cannon and his handler, Officer Adam Marvin, hit the streets of Faribault in June of 2017. They have completed both basic canine and narcotics detection training.

The generous support of Faribault residents, businesses and other supporters helped fund the purchase of K9 Cannon. “We are grateful for the support of donors who helped provide this valuable resource for the community. We are especially thankful for the donor who funded the vest contribution which will help keep K9 Cannon safe,” commented Chief Andy Bohlen.  

The vest is embroidered with the sentiment “In memory of K9 Major, Roseville, MN Police Department.”

Major was repeatedly stabbed by a criminal in 2010. While he survived, he suffered several serious injuries, lost the use of his hind legs and had to euthanized a couple years later.

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