FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Compression Tactical Bra - Cheata Tactical
Patented technology is designed to provide the stability of 2-3 sports bras,...

Top News

Registration Open for NLEOMF Ride & Run to Remember

August 27, 2014  | 

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund is encouraging law enforcement supporters and the public to register for their fourth annual Law Enforcement Ride & Run to Remember, which will take place on October 11 & 12, on-site in the Washington, DC area or virtually from any location.

This fun, community-oriented athletic event is designed to raise awareness of the service and sacrifice law enforcement officers make every day and to generate funds in support of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. The Memorial Fund has released this easy-to-share video to help get folks involved.

The Law Enforcement Ride & Run to Remember will feature:

•             55- and 30-mile Bicycle Rides starting and ending at National Harbor, MD;

•             5K Run starting and ending at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial;

•             2K Walk also starting and ending at the Memorial;

•             Post-event celebrations at both locations; and

•             Virtual Participant category for those unable to physically attend the events.

For riders and runners, the Road Warrior category is again available for participants who want to both bike (either distance) and run. The Road Warrior option is sure to test your strength and endurance.

Supporters who are unable to participate in the Ride and Run events are encouraged to volunteer for the event. Ride and Run relies heavily on more than 150 volunteers in order for the event to be successful. Those interested in participating or volunteering can go to www.RideandRuntoRemember.org for more information.

New this year, the Memorial Fund is partnering with the Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance to hold a free VALOR training in Washington DC on Friday October 10, 2014. The training is designed for frontline law enforcement officers to help prevent injuries and line-of-duty deaths. The training curriculum will include the following sessions: Today's Threat Picture, Pre-Incident Indicators of Violent Attacks, and Officer Down: Surviving Deadly Encounters.

"The Law Enforcement Ride & Run to Remember is a perfect opportunity for the entire community to show its support for America's peace officers and thank them for all they do to keep our families and neighborhoods safe," said Craig W. Floyd, Chairman & CEO of the Memorial Fund.

The Ride & Run to Remember is designed to support the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund's mission to tell the story of American law enforcement and make it safer for those who serve. Participants are required to raise a minimum of $72 to represent the 72 peace officers who were killed in the line of duty on September 11, 2011, the deadliest day in law enforcement history.

More information about the event is available at www.RideandRuntoRemember.org.

About the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund

Established in 1984, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund is a non-profit organization dedicated to telling the story of American law enforcement and making it safer for those who serve. The Memorial Fund is now working to create the National Law Enforcement Museum, which will tell the story of law enforcement through high-tech, interactive exhibitions, historical artifacts and extensive educational programming. For more information, visit www.LawMemorial.org.

Request more info about this product / service / company


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

2 Pennsylvania Troopers Shot, Suspect Killed in Shootout
Two Pennsylvania State Police troopers were shot and a suspect was killed Friday night in...
4 Florida Officers Shot, 1 Killed
One police officer was killed and three wounded in nighttime shootings in two Florida...
Spain's Terrorist Attacks Part of Same Large-scale Plot
Authorities across Europe mounted a manhunt for those involved in a large-scale terrorist...
Video: VA Rescue Crew Uses Drones to Help Rescue Man Trapped by Tree
Members of the Danville Life Saving Crew and Pittsylvania County (VA) Sheriff's Office...
Louisiana to Review 16,000 Prison Sentences as Criminal Justice Reform Takes Effect
Louisiana's Public Safety and Corrections officials are reviewing the sentences of 16,000...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine