VID: Florida Cops Encounter Dolphin Pod While Patrolling Coast

This is the moment several dolphins leap into the air before diving back under the waves while following a Florida police boat on patrol.

The encounter was filmed near North Lido Beach Park in Sarasota County in the US state of Florida on 17th April.

Marine Officers Dixon and Skinner were carrying out a patrol in the area when they encountered a pod of dolphins in the sea.

Dolphins following two Sarasota police officers on a vessel in April 2022. (Sarasota Police Department/Newsflash)

In the footage, several dolphins are seen surfacing and disappearing underwater while apparently following the police vessel.

Sarasota Police Department said on 19th April: “CHECK THIS OUT. Marine Patrol Officers Dixon and Skinner had a few followers while patrolling the water over the weekend.

“They captured this incredible video near North Lido while coming into New Pass on Sunday.”

Dolphins following two Sarasota police officers on a vessel in April 2022. (Sarasota Police Department/Newsflash)

Facebook user ‘Jon Baugh’ said: “Awesome, Reality check: we are all blessed to live here.”

Netizen ‘Mindy Price Bloom’ commented: “Never gets old!”

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