California Pest Management donates vest to La Verne Police K9


October 1, 2021


Officer Addiel Julian is the handler for canine officer Dino, who is wearing the vest donated by California Pest Management. PHOTO: JIM HARMON

California Pest Management, La Verne, Calif., donated a ballistic protective vest to the La Verne Police Department’s canine officer.

The donation is a continuation of the company’s support for the police department and the community.

The canine for the department is a three-year-old German Shepard named Dino. The department started the process to get a canine in August 2020, and Dino joined in December. Dino is the first canine officer for the city of La Verne.

The new vest donated by California Pest Management cost $1,800.  This is the first time the company has purchased a vest for the department.

In addition to its first canine officer, the LaVerne Police Department consists of 40 sworn officers, 18 professional staff members, a Reserve Force of up to 25 officers and a Retired Senior Volunteer Patrol program consisting of 35 members, according to its website.

About California Pest Management

California Pest Management provides alternative pest prevention and control services without relying on the use of traditional pesticide sprays. The company develops and implements integrated pest control management programs for schools, healthcare, distribution, manufacturing and other specialized facilities. The services the company offers includes pest control, prevention and management, bird control, bee control and removal, mosquito abatement, weed abatement and prevention, and more.

California Pest Management also sponsored the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) nitro Funny Car racer Alex Miladinovich with his M12/Hot For Teacher Racing team and Tim Wilkerson’s LRS Mustang Top Fuel Funny Car at the 2021 Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals.


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Ellen Wagner is a former digital editor for PMP magazine.

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