On behalf of our family, we would like to thank the Billings Police Department and our neighbors for their response to our terrifying family crisis. Last Thursday, our youngest daughter seemingly disappeared while riding her bike near our home. For a short time, we thought the worst as the headlines from other cases raced through our minds: Child abducted, child assaulted, child found dead!
In response, BPD quickly dispatched several officers to the scene. Officer Chapman reassured our family, while other officers started to search. Our neighbors also started immediately scouring the neighborhood, giving it the look of an anthill that had just been kicked open.
Fortunately, we found our daughter within a few minutes, and she learned a valuable lesson. After reflecting on the events, we realize how fortunate we are to live in a city and neighborhood where people care about a small, lost little girl, even if she is a stranger. Thank you.
David and Paige Legare