By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Four MTA Bridge and Tunnel officers were honored Tuesday for going above and beyond to keep New Yorkers safe.

Surveillance video from earlier this month shows a dog named Indie dashing through the Queens-Midtown Tunnel.

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The officers stopped traffic to make sure there were no accidents, but their efforts didn’t stop there.

One officer took to social media to help Indie find her owner.

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Tuesday, they were presented with commendations.

“These fine officers went out of their way to try and save a lost dog, exemplifying our agency’s commitment to protecting all New Yorkers, even the four-legged ones,” said Rich Hildebrand, vice president and COO of MTA Bridges and Tunnels.

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Indie’s owner thanked everyone who helped bring her home and suggested the city create an AMBER Alert system for lost dogs.

CBSNewYork Team