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Hampton Roads K-9 units get fitted for vests in name of fallen K-9 Officer 

Posted at 1:25 PM, Jan 29, 2016

Virginia Beach, Va.- K-9 units in Hampton Roads are getting fitted for ballistic vests today all in the name of fallen K-9 Officer Krijger.

Officer Krijger was killed after he was shot during a domestic disturbance call in Norfolk.

After the tragedy, there was an outpouring of support for the K-9 units and the Norfolk police department.

Spike's K-9 Fund started the K-9 Krijger Campaign, which picked up some major notoriety when Anderson Cooper got behind the movement.

Cooper donated all of his speaking funds from a recent event in Norfolk, which combined with money raised by Spike's K-9 fund, has completely paid for the 38 ballistic vests for the Hampton Roads units.

Today, units from Norfolk, Newport News, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Suffolk and Virginia Beach were fitted and will be receiving their new protective vests in 4-6 weeks.