Bryant police reward residents with free ice cream
BRYANT (KATV) —
(KATV) A challenge issued to the Cityof Bryant is accomplished and Wednesday night the police department kept theirpromise.
Mayor Jill Dabbs says, "There'snot a mayor in the state of Arkansas more proud of their police department. Theydo a great job serving and protecting us and they've taken it to another level."
The City of Bryant wentaccident-free between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. this pass Sunday. Chief Mark Kizer withthe Bryant Police department issued the challenge on Facebook, not expecting it to happen but it did and so theresidents of Bryant were treated to ice cream at sonic Wednesday night.
Chief Kizer says a lot oftime goes into working accidents so it helped his staff for residents to be alittle safer. He explains, "An officer will spend an hour to an hour and a halfon an accident and there are some days we've had up to 20 accidents a day. WhenI have 5 officers working during the day, which takes up a lot of time andactually those reports roll over to the next day."
In one hour alone 120 icecream cones were served, but they're taking guesses on their Facebook page onhow many total were handed out in the three hours.