A College Station Park will soon have a new name in honor of a peace officer killed in the line of duty.
Brazos County Constable Brian Bachmann was shot and killed in August as he was trying to serve an eviction notice in College Station.
The City Council Thursday night voted unanimously to change the name of Southwood Athletic Park on Rock Prairie Road, to Brian Bachmann Community Park, in honor of the constable.
College Station's Parks and Recreation Department received more than 130 letters from people in support of the change.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.