Animal Alert: Police responded to 35 wild animal calls in 2010
It can sometimes be easy to forget that the men and women serving Hastings in the police department respond to more than crime, accidents and public disturbances.
To highlight some of the other work our officers do, we've decided to highlight a set of calls that, to some, might seem odd jobs for law enforcers: wild animals.
Last year in Hastings, police answered to 35 wild animal calls. Here's what happened at a few of them.