Some Brazos Valley kids and their families got to see a softer side of the Bryan Police Department, while they scrambled to find eggs. Bryan P.D. Chaplains sponsored the force's first ever Easter egg hunt, which was appropriately nicknamed "Operation: Blue Bunny."
Volunteers scattered more than 10,000 candy filled eggs on the field at Stephen F. Austin Middle School.
Chief Ty Morrow says sometimes residents can be weary of approaching an officer, but hoped Saturday's event made folks feel more comfortable.
"We're part of the community. We want to be part of a relationship with them. If they can see us in a different light then maybe they'll learn to trust and if they trust us then they'll open up to us and let us know what issues are affecting them," said Morrow.
A few lucky kids took home bikes after finding prize eggs. In case you're wondering, it took almost an hour and a half to lay all the eggs on the field.
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