Fairfax-based non-profit Officer Down Memorial Page will host its sixth annual Officer Down Memorial Ride event April 22, centered around a 60-mile motorcycle trek.
The day-long event is meant to honor law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty, and raise awareness of officers giving their lives while serving.
In addition to the ride, which has seen more than 2,000 riders in past years and raised in excess of $100,000, live music, raffles and a Police motor unit demonstration are also planned for April 22.
According to Officer Down Memorial Page, there are more than 22,000 law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.
The sixth annual Officer Down Memorial Ride is scheduled for April 22 in Haymarket, Va. For more information, visit www.officerdownmemorialride.com.