Representatives from Vest-a-dog, including Byrnes, visited the Chicopee Police Department Wednesday to present a K9 Storm Patrol SWAT vest to Chicopee Police Department’s K-9 Kane, partner of Officer Ryan Romano. Kane’s new vest isn’t your normal patrol vest. Link.

During the event the Marshall Fire Department hosted a Jaws of Life demonstration, while the Marshall Police Department, which hosted the event, held a SWAT demonstration. The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department cooked about 1,200 hot dogs and hamburgers … Link.

While from a police dog line, Atlas was purchased as a puppy by Scinto … Monroe and Wilton, that gives the towns SWAT team capability that none would have the resources to sustain on their own. Calls fluctuate annually for the team, but they also … Link.

attendees are invited to meet police personnel, learn about city agencies, visit with the Search and Rescue Dogs, climb aboard the SWAT truck and fire truck, collect free safety information and giveaways, get a child safety seat demonstration, explore … Link.