Shout out to some local cops who not only protect and serve, but apparently do some serious shoveling too. Photos of three local police officers digging out a distressed 99-year-old woman barricaded inside her house by over over a foot of snow in Albany, has gone viral.

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The good deed was done by members of the Albany Police Department, shared on their facebook page and later picked up by People magazine.

According to a tweet by Steve Smith from the Albany Police, a 99-year-old woman called into the station asking for some help as over a foot of snow tuned the Capital Region into something out of Frozen 2.  Three Albany Police officers sprang into action using a snowblower and a few shovels to dig the elderly woman out.

The Albany Police department Facebook post has nearly 3 thousand shares and the good news spread quickly as everyone themselves tried to shovel out of this mess.

Albany Police dig out elderly woman's driveway. Photo: APD Steve Smith twitter
Albany Police dig out elderly woman's driveway. Photo: APD Steve Smith twitter