Members of the Binghamton Police Department Metro Swat Team were sent on a much different type of mission Wednesday.

The four-man unit spent its day shoveling sidewalks and driveways for dozens of elderly residents in the city.

Since the photos were posted to Facebook Thursday morning, they've received nearly 900 likes and were shared nearly 400 times. Dozens of people on social media commented on the post, thanking the department for its help.

The Metro SWAT team is responsible for responding to any situation that requires specialized weapons and tactics.