Law enforcement officers across the East start 500+ mile bike ride to Washington D.C.

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Sunday afternoon, bike riders from several law enforcement agencies in the East met at Greenville Police before biking to Washington D.C. 

It is in honor of National Police Week. 

The purpose is to remember officers killed in the line of duty. 

From GPD, the bikers traveled to Officer Jason Campbell’s memorial on Greene Street.

While there, they read a brief memorial to each fallen GPD officer and laid a wreath. 

“It means everything,” Greenville Police officer Tara Stanton said. “Honor the officers fallen, given the ultimate sacrifice, and we are just doing it in their memory so that their memory is never forgotten.”

They then traveled to Little Washington before making the 500+ mile trip to our nation’s capital.

They are expected to arrive in Washington D.C. on Saturday to meet with families of fallen officers and attend a memorial service. 

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