It’s not often we hear of police officers facilitating an escape. But that’s just what happened last weekend.
On Sunday afternoon, a concerned citizen spotted a family of ducks — a mother duck and her nine ducklings — on the ledge of the third floor patio of Vancouver Police Department headquarters.
Police officers responded to the scene before wildlife rescue arrived, and quickly determined that the ducklings had recently hatched in the building’s rooftop vegetable garden. Their mother was trying, unsuccessfully, to help them escape the building.
“Police responded to the call and found the dabbling ducks attempting to break out of the secure building,” the news release said. “Officers determined that the eggs were likely laid in the area of the roof top vegetable garden and remained hidden under the watchful eye of their mother, until it was time for them to fly the coop.”
According to the Vancouver Sun, three off-duty officers and a wildlife rescue volunteer then corralled andRead More »from Officers help nine ducklings escape Vancouver Police Department headquarters