Putnam County Sheriff Department K9 Lex has received a bullet and stab protective vest. A charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s is providing the potentially lifesaving body armor. It was sponsored by a Girl Scout Troop in New Hampshire. Lex is the Police dog of handler Deputy Vincent Dalo. Vested Interest has provided over 2,700 protective vests in 50 states, through private and corporate donations, at a cost of over $2.3 million.