Officer ‘bonds immediately' with baby found in deplorable conditions

- Cobb County Police shared a touching photo on Facebook of an officer going above and beyond the call of duty to comfort an upset baby.

Police were called to an Efficiency motel in Cobb County where five children were found inside one of the units, living in deplorable conditions. Police said there was open drug use, needles left on the floor and trash throughout the apartment. 

Police said the children inside the unit were being deprived of basic needs. 

One of the responding officers, Officer Zander, noticed one child was crying on the floor, clearly upset. So, Officer Zander decided to pick the small baby up and held him until the Cobb County Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) arrived. 

"They bonded immediately," Cobb County Police said on Facebook. 

Police arrested two adults inside the home. 

"These kinds of dispatches have a lasting effect on the officers involved," said Cobb County Police. 

Up Next:


  • Popular

  • Recent

WATCH FOX 7 NEWS LIVE

FOX 7 News streams at the following times (all times Central):


Monday - Friday

4:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

9 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Saturday

6 a.m. - 8 a.m.

6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

9 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Sunday

6 a.m. - 8 a.m.

5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

9 p.m. to 10 p.m.



Schedule subject to change in the event of network sports coverage.

We also stream press conferences and other breaking news coverage from time to time. When we are not in a live newscast, you will see replays of the most recent broadcast.

To enter full screen Mode click the button.

For closed captioning, click on the button while in full screen mode.

Desktop/tablet users: To choose the stream's video quality, click on the button (while in full screen mode) and choose from 432p or 270p.

Mobile users:The video quality default is to your phone's settings.

Please allow time for buffering. If the stream stalls, refresh your browser. Thanks for watching

Stories You May Be Interested In - Includes Advertiser Stories