STANLEY Security recently presented the police department of Fishers, Ind., with a donation of $10,000 in honor of fallen K-9 Harlej, who passed away in November 2019. Harlej was shot and killed by a suspect during a manhunt after following him into a wooded area. The man was later apprehended by Harlej’s handler, Fishers Patrolman Jarred Koopman.
A division of Stanley Black & Decker, STANLEY Security is a provider of integrated security solutions for a variety of industries including education, retail, healthcare, financial services and government. Their products include intrusion detection software, fire alarms, video surveillance systems and other safety solutions.
“Being headquartered in Fisher, STANLEY Security has developed a close-knit relationship with the Fishers PD,” Robert Dro, STANLEY Security chief financial officer, said. “We are pleased to be offering the Fishers PD a donation toward a new canine officer to thank them for their unwavering dedication and service to our community.”
STANLEY Security first established roots in Fishers in August 2017. Since their arrival in Fishers, they have worked closely with the Fishers Police Department on a number of projects, including the donation of Macho, another K-9 officer, to the department in 2018.
“STANLEY Security has been a collaborative partner for us throughout the years,” Ed Gebhart, Fishers Police Chief, said. “Receiving this donation from them will help us create a more secure environment within the Fishers Community and we look forward to continuing our relationship with STANLEY Security in the future.”