Photo of officer kissing daughter before Irma goes viral

Officer Seth Stiers gives his daughter, Lola, 7, a kiss before leaving for work and Irma duty this morning. Many officers are spending the day away from family today to protect Clearwater citizens.

CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) — An officer holds his daughter’s cheeks and kisses her as it pours on them both, saying goodbye before going on duty during Hurricane Irma.

The photo, shared by the Clearwater Police Department, quickly spread across social media.

Officer Seth Stiers is seen giving, Lola, 7, a kiss in the photo.

Clearwater is just west of Tampa, which is expected to bear the brunt of Hurricane Irma’s strength.