An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department ran 24 miles in full uniform in tribute to his fallen partner who was killed in the line of duty five years ago.

The agency said on Twitter, "Today, LAPD Officer Richard Medina ran 24 miles in full uniform, from Downtown LA to the spot in San Pedro where his partner, Officer Roberto Sanchez, was killed five years ago in the line of duty. A fitting tribute for a man we will never forget."

Officer Roberto Sanchez died after a man intentionally rammed his patrol car with an SUV during a vehicle pursuit.

Sanchez's partner at the time—Officer Richard Medina—decided to make a memorial run from the Fallen Officers Memorial at LAPD Headquarters in downtown Los Angeles to the scene of the collision.

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