Pawfficer Donut, a rescue kitten, has been formally sworn in as the latest member of Troy Police Department, Michigan.
The feminine kitten was requested to elevate her proper paw as she was formally sworn in after a profitable interview, reported Michigan Live.
She was given to TPD by the Humane Society in Michigan and can now work within the police division’s feline unit.
“We are utilizing social media to have interaction the general public that we serve and to get the message out that police are human, too, and we would like to present now we have a facet of us that’s past legislation enforcement,” Chief Gary Mayer reportedly stated.
The appointment of Pawfficer Donut comes after the primary candidate, Badges, was found to have feline leukaemia, a lethal illness contagious to different cats.
The police stated they had been “distraught” by the information, and though Donut had been given the job, Badges would “at all times be our first pawfficer”.
The kitten can be used to assist elevate consciousness for pet adoptions and rescues and work together with individuals locally.