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August 26, 2009
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Fla. K-9's death leads to lighter armor for police dogs

By Juan Ortega

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — After a Broward Sheriff's K-9 named Oozi was fatally shot last year in the line of duty, a Cooper City man wanted to do something to better protect the dog that would replace him.

So 18-year-old Robert Rausch - a former participant in the Sheriff's Office Explorer Program - began researching bullet-resistant vests and helped arrange for a manufacturer to create a lighter, more comfortable vest for a dog.

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