The Capital K-9 Association is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing bulletproof vests to working K-9’s in Law Enforcement Agencies throughout the United States. These bulletproof vests are offered to law enforcement agencies through the below listed application process. Application Criteria: The K-9 must be at least 18 months old, patrol trained, and actively employed in the United States. **Please Note: K-9 Vests are donated on a first come first serve basis as funds become available. Completion of this application does NOT guarantee that a K-9 Vest will be awarded. If a K-9 has a current vest, please submit an application when the current vest is out of date.

Our commitment to this mission is reflected in the ballistic vests we provide for our courageous K-9 officers. We proudly partner with Armor Express, a renowned leader in protective gear, to equip our K-9s with the state-of-the-art Tex-10 and ACV vests.

The Tex-10 vest is a cutting-edge solution designed to safeguard our K-9 companions in high-stress situations. Engineered with the latest advancements in ballistic technology, the Tex-10 offers superior protection without compromising agility or comfort. Its lightweight design and ergonomic fit enable our K-9 officers to move freely, ensuring they can perform their duties efficiently while staying safe.

The ACV vest, another remarkable offering from Armor Express, embodies versatility and durability. Built to withstand demanding environments, this vest provides essential protection without impeding the natural movements of our Police K-9s. With adjustable straps and customizable fittings, the ACV vest ensures a secure and comfortable fit for K-9s of various sizes and breeds.

Click here to learn more about the Tex-10 vest carrier.
Click here to learn more about the ACV vest carrier.

Vest Application