Law Enforcement Memorial Bike Ride Raises $1.5 Million For Museum Fund
Utica, NY (WIBX) - Oneida County District Attorney Scott McNamara along with other law enforcement officials are celebrating the completion of a 320 mile bike ride from New Jersey to Washington, DC. Officials with the Oneida County Sheriff's Office say the ride is to remember those who died in the line of duty. Riders hopped on their bikes for the long journey of remembrance on May 9th, and rode all the way to the Police Memorial in DC. The long trek ended on May 12th.
Organizers say the event is also to raise money for the National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum, and this year a $1.5 million dollar check was added to the fund. Utica Police Investigator David Kaminski and Sheriff Deputy Norm Lyke also took part in the ride. The slogan for the memorial bike ride is "We Ride For Those Who Died".