Heartwarming photo shows sergeant comfort scared dog hit by car

MAYVILLE, N.Y. — A dog who was struck by a car in New York in snowy conditions needed a helping hand, and a police sergeant didn’t hesitate to assist.

The dog, named Rogue, was hit by a car on Dec. 20. In a photo posted on Facebook, Sgt. Chris Howlett, of the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, is seen comforting the dog as she lies on a snowbank, covered by a law enforcement jacket.

During times that there seems to be negative press towards law enforcement this shows a bit of compassion on the part...

Posted by Chautauqua County Sheriff on Friday, December 20, 2019

Rogue’s family says the dog was taken to an animal hospital for treatment of minor injuries and is doing well.