When These Cops Discovered A Nest In Their Car, They Made An Adorable Decision

Police officers with hearts of gold.

When a group of police officers in Parma, Ohio discovered a dove incubating eggs, they decided to give her a hand.

The Parma Police Department said in April that a mourning dove was incubating two eggs in a nest she had built at the base of a police cruiser's windshield. Instead of moving the bird off the car, the officers decided to make her a nice little home. 

They even put caution tape around the vehicle:

"Our officers are human beings just like anyone else. We care for all lives, human and animal, so the officers took a carrier to this bird, which they nicknamed Gerty, is taken care of and can take care of her young in the cruiser,"  Lt. Kevin Riley of the Parma Police Department told local news station Fox 8.

The officers provided a water cup and even dug in the mud to get her worms. Fortunately, the police car is a backup unit, so the dove's home isn't going anywhere.


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