This was a decoy operation on the very busy El Camino Real at Helen Avenue.
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For about 20 minutes this morning an officer from the Department of Public Safety walked out into the crosswalk with the chicken.
If a vehicle didn't stop, they were pulled over by waiting officers on motorcycles.
This entire week we’ve been sharing pedestrian safety videos for kids. Those videos were a lead into our Pedestrian Decoy Operation aimed at drivers who do not properly yield to pedestrians and cyclists. View @MattKellerABC7’s live coverage here https://t.co/60Gzr1FiD5. @OTS_CA pic.twitter.com/G3FbeTZjuL— Sunnyvale DPS (@SunnyvaleDPS) August 31, 2018
Eventually, the chicken went back to her coop and gave way to other pedestrians.
Several tickets were handed out during the operation.