Rally to support law enforcement Saturday at First Baptist Church


The Pink Behind the Thin Blue Line will host a community wide rally Saturday morning at First Baptist Church, Moores Lane, in support of law enforcement.

The rally will start at 9 a.m. in the parking lot of First Baptist Church Texarkana and feature speakers, officer appreciation gifts, and rally t-shirts for sale.

Organizers ask that you wear pink or blue to the rally to show support.

The rally will also feature a ballon release to honor those law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty in 2015.

The following people will also be speaking at the rally:

  • Chasity Russell, Pink Behind the Thin Blue Line Board President
  • Pastor Jeff Schreve, First Baptist Church Texarkana
  • Bob Harrison, Texarkana AR Police Chief
  • Dan Shiner, Texarkana TX Police Chief
  • Bob Bruggeman, Texarkana TX Mayor
  • Ruth Penney Bell, Texarkana AR Mayor
  • Stephanie Sprague, wife of fallen Texarkana TX officer William “Jason” Sprague
  • Pastor Craig Jenkins, Beech Street First Baptist Church
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