I love these stories!
After being flagged down by a couple, an Elk Grove police officer helped deliver a baby in a tire store parking lot. The baby was already crowning and there was no time to get to the hospital.
OK, he’s no Justin Timberlake, but a police officer in Missouri who challenged a group of neighborhood kids to a dance contest is getting kudos for connecting with his community in a novel way.
Praise poured in on Twitter over the weekend for the California Highway Patrol officers who rescued a Chihuahua from Interstate 680 in Walnut Creek, California on Friday.
“This little dog needed some help off I-680 freeway today. We’re glad he’s safe,” Tweeted CHP Contra Costa…
Good boy, Maverick!
Last Sunday, Maverick, a police dog in Oregon with the Washington County Sheriff, did what frantic human searchers could not. Using only his nose, Maverick tracked down an 8-year-old boy who had become stranded in the middle of a cold, fast-moving creek.
As a grown woman who can’t sleep soundly without a 100 pound Lab at her bedside, I know how these girls feel!
The world can be a scary place, especially for a small child.
11-year-old Aubrey Craig said, “There are so many bad things out there and you never know what can happen to you.”
Aubrey and her nine-year old sibling, Ava, have been having trouble sleeping lately. The nightmares that have caused many restless nights in the Craig household.
Mom, Kaycie said, “They’re just scared about life in general.”
The Craigs’ have tried to ease their children’s fears, including a nightly safety check of their Edmond home.
Mrs Craig told us, “We started a process where we would get her up before bedtime and go door to door and window to window to show she’s safe and everything is locked and we live in a safe town and community.”
But more times than not, little Ava would end up on her parent’s bedroom floor, in tears.
Lt. Paul Barbour is a 29-year veteran of the Edmond Police Department, but he’s also a parent.