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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Police Unity Tour 2019

11-April-2019

   On Monday-8-April members of the Members from the Bogota,  Leonia, Cliffside Park, & Montvale Police Dept hosted a Social Night to support the Police Unity Riders. 
 Officer Jerome Fowler will represent the Bogota Police Dept.  as a part of the Chapter #1 contingent.  This year they are riding in remembrance of New York Police Dept. Officer Moira Smith. Officer Smith's End of Watch came on 11-September -2001.
   This was to raise money for the 2019 Police Unity Tour in May of 2019.  Processes from the ride will  go to the National Law  Enforcement  Officer's Memorial and Museum,  in Washington DC. The primary purpose of the Police Unity Tour is to raise awareness of Law Enforcement Officers who have died in the line of duty. With a secondary purpose is to raise funds for the National Law Enforcement Officer’s Memorial and Museum. The tour started in 1997 in Florham Park with 18 riders in order to bring awareness of Police Officers who have been lost in the line of duty to the public. This first ride raised about $18,000 for the National Law Enforcement Officer's Memorial. Over the first  20 years of the tour, over 20 million dollars for the National Law  Enforcement Officer's Memorial and Museum, along with the  Recently Fallen Alert program
   Their next ride will start on  Wednesday- 9-May  in East Hanover, NJ and is scheduled to be in Washington DC on Saturday-12- May. There will be a special candlelight  vigil at the
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial on Sunday-13-May scheduled to start at 8:00pNational Law Enforcement Officers Memorial is located between 4th and 7th streets, NW, Washington, DCFor more information about the Police Unity Tour  please go to: www.policeunitytour.com To contribute to the Bogota Police team of Chapter 1  please visit their website at: Police Unity Tour 2019 Bergen Bikers page or Contact Jerome Fowler at jfowler042@verizon.net


                                                                         
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