Garden City police buy ballistic vests, helmets for firefighters
GARDEN CITY, Mich. – Garden City police gifted the city’s firefighters with ballistic vest and helmets this week. According to police, the vests and helmets would be used if there is an active shooter situation because the police and fire departments are developing a response to such situations. The police decided to pay it forward after K-9 Rudy received a donated ballistic vest. The Garden City Kiwanis hosted a special fundraiser to purchase Rudy’s body armor.
Garden City police K-9 Rudy receives donated body armor vest
GARDEN CITY, Mich. – A fundraiser helped purchase a body armor vest for Garden City’s police K-9, Rudy. The Garden City Kiwanis hosted the special fundraiser to get Rudy the vest. He was presented with his new gear Monday. RELATED: Meet Zeke, the Wayne Police Department’s new therapy dogThe dog is a staple of the city’s police department. He attends many community events and even dons a bow tie at the high school’s prom each year.