We usually think of police officers chasing down criminals, issuing speeding tickets, or defusing a domestic disturbance. It's good to know that sometimes they get a chance to do something really cool...like saving some baby ducks from certain death.

According to their Facebook page, the Portland Police Department scooped these 12 little guys from a sewer grate on Cumberland Ave. in Portland. And since their mom was nowhere to be found, Animal Control took them to Avian Haven bird rehabilitation center.