Baby alligator crosses road with cop's encouragement

Ruth Doherty

How did the baby alligator cross the road? With some help from Florida law enforcement.

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Deputy Herrera of the Polk County Sheriff's Office spotted the little reptile, and wanted to be sure it made its trip safely.

So the officer provided the gator with some moral support and encouragement. "We are a full-service law enforcement agency," the sheriff's office joked.