Crows have been attacking officers in the parking lot of the Everett Police Department's north precinct station. They've been swooping down and dive-bombing the officers as they walk to and from their cars.
One officer tried to use his siren to scare away the crows. The birds responded by decorating his car with droppings.
One State Fish and Wildlife Department biologist says the birds are simply protecting baby crows that have been kicked out of the nest and are learning to fly.
She adds that adult crows are quite protective of their young.
A city spokeswoman says police and other city employees who have been attacked have agreed to let the crows be and wait out the aggression.