Thousands Line CS Streets for Funeral Procession of Bachmann

From Boy Scouts to business owners to fellow law enforcement officers.

They all lined the streets of College Station at the conclusion of Constable Bachmann's funeral.

News 3 has reaction from the procession route as the motorcade came through.

A parade of police officers were the honored escorts for the beginning of the procession for one of Brazos County's finest;41-year-old Brazos County Constable Brian Bachmann.

"This whole community stands behind our police force," said Livi Trull, who co-owns Grateful Dog Dog Wash.

She said the shooting is still surreal.

"We just decided this morning that since it was going to be passing by here we needed to close the doors and come on down and show our support," said Trull.

Boy Scout Senior Patrol Leader Sam Destefano saluted the procession as it passed by along with Bryan Troop 383.

"His life was given up by the shooter and so we want to pay our respects 'cause we're Boy Scouts we serve the country through doing good deeds so we're gonna pay our respects," said Destefano.

Whether you attended the funeral in person or came out here on the streets to show your support, they are images all of us will never forget.

"I think it'll show that everybody in the community actually cares about what happens and what goes around, what happens around the community," said Adam West, Assistant Senior Patrol Leader for Boy Scout Troop 383.

Randy Czerpak is a tow truck driver for Phil Thweatt Towing Service and knew Constable Bachmann from work.

He even had to tow some of the vehicles from the crime scene this week.

"Very nice man and couldn't ask for better... It's a real tragedy and a sad thing that happened in this community we are just here to show our support," said Czerpak.

A moment in time to honor a well-loved man.

Traffic along Texas Avenue and George Bush Drive reopened a little before 6, nearly immediately after the procession passed through.


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