THE NEWEST MEMBER OF SPOKANE'S SWAT TEAM IS ABOUT
TO GO ON DUTY.
WHEN HE JOINS THE ELITE TEAM OF OFFICERS.
HE'LL BE EXTRA PREPARED.
THANKS TO THE COMMUNITY'S SUPPORT.
KXLY4'S KYLEE CRUZ TELL US ABOUT THE UNIQUE FUNDRAISING
CAMPAIGN TO PROTECT THE ROOKIE SWAT MEMBER.
THE SWAT TEAM.
KNOWN TO ENTER DANGEROUS SITUATIONS AND RISK THEIR
LIVES TO PROTECT OURS.
our main function is to apprehend hiding and fleeing
BUT THE NEWEST MEMBER OF THE SQUAD....
ISN'T SOMEONE YOU'D EXPECT.
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IT'S NOT A HUMAN, IT'S A K-9.
hes an awesome partner at work
DEACON IS DEPUTY TYLER KULLMAN'S DOG.
what don't i love about him...
HE HAS A PLAYFUL PERSONALITY.
BUT WHEN IT'S TIME TO WORK.
he's a huge part of protecting not only us as deputies
but also the community and making it a lot safer for
DEPUTY KULLMAN AND DEACON ARE JOINING THE SWAT TEAM
i was given a very old k9 vest for him, it's thin,
the armor is way past due, it's not fitted to him
WITH A LIMITED BUDGET.
THERE ISN'T MONEY TO BUY A SPECIAL VEST FOR DEACON.
as a dog lover, i completely fell in love with the
dogs and what they do
BUT CARLA BLAZEK IS COMING TO THE RESCUE.
he is incredibly hard working
CARLA IS A PHOTOGRAPHER.
WHO FREQUENTLY SNAPS PHOTOS OF DEACON.
WHEN SHE HEARD THIS BELOVED GERMAN SHEPHERD WAS ENTERING
INTO DANGEROUS TERRITORY.
SHE HAD AN IDEA.
GET THIS DOG A BULLETPROOF VEST.
i had no idea that within 8 days we would have raised
the full amount and now we are above the amount
ALMOST 3-GRAND RAISED THROUGH THE GO FUND ME ACCOUNT,
GIVING DAD PIECE OF MIND THAT HIS SON IS PROTECTED.
he can wear it on patrol, he can repel with it, do
pretty much anything we need to do with it, track
A BRAVE FATHER AND SON DUO.
PARTNERS IN CRIME.
KEEPING THE STREETS OF SPOKANE SAFE AND EACH OTHER
it makes me feel a lot more comfortable sending him
into the situations he is going into...
THE EXTRA MONEY RAISED WILL HELP PAY FOR ADDITIONAL
TRAINING AND EQUIPMENT FOR DEACON.
IN SPOKANE, KYLEE CRUZ, KXLY4 NEWS.