Twitter: Irving Police Dept. ; Twitter: Mineral Wells Police Dept.

Internet Challenge Has Texas Police Posing in Bluebonnet Fields


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You know it's finally Spring in the great state of Texas when the bluebonnets are in full bloom. Known as the Texas state flower, many people look forward to posting pictures of the first bloom of the season. However, this year is a bit different. A new social media challenge started by Texas police officers is taking the internet by storm and by golly you have to see it.

Various police departments across the state have taken part in the bluebonnet challenge using the hashtag #BackTheBLUEbonnets. 

The new challenge asks members of law enforcement to pose in a field of bluebonnets and post it online. The photos can be silly or informative, it's completely up to creativity. Some officers have used the platform to share tips on anti-littering and how to take safe photos while others talk about events in the community.

Here's a look at some of our favorites:

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Temple Police Department

Puppies and police?! Somebody pinch me.

Mineral Wells Police Department

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Their hilarious take of the social media channel kept us laughing.

Farmers Branch Police Department

This cop took the bluebonnet challenge to a whole new level.

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Irving Police Department

One Twitter user asked, "when is the calendar coming out?".

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Grapevine Police Department

It's an exhausting job.

Williamson County EMS

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And last but not least, you can't forget the EMS.

The bluebonnets are set to be in bloom until mid-April so grab your camera while you can and snap a few bluebonnet pictures before it's too late.

This article was originally published on April 5, 2019

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