Texas police officers pose with bluebonnets in new challenge

Credit: Grapevine Police Department

Credit: Grapevine Police Department

The bluebonnet is the state flower in Texas, and as they begin to bloom this spring, law enforcement agencies in the state are celebrating with a heartwarming new challenge.

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Texas police departments are touting the #BackTheBLUEbonnets challenge, KXAN reported.

Officers, usually in uniform, are posing with the Texas state flower, often with a message. The messages range from anti-littering, safety while taking bluebonnet photos or exercise and meditation.

The social media challenge, posted mostly on Twitter, depicts law enforcement officers in fields of bluebonnets, sometimes accompanied by a message, WOAI reported.

Some officers got creative. An officer with the Farmers Branch Police Department improvised by posing with cartons of Bluebonnet butter, KXAN reported.

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