Cops Ride Returns To Northeast Indiana Tuesday & Wednesday

By Eric Dutkiewicz - 21Alive

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Cops Ride Returns To Northeast Indiana Tuesday & Wednesday

July 14, 2014 Updated Jul 14, 2014 at 9:08 PM EDT

BLUFFTON, Ind. (21Alive) - An annual bike ride that honors the survivors of fallen law enforcement officers will trek through Northeast Indiana on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Cops Cycling For Survivors began their 12th ride Tuesday at the Law Enforcement/Firefighter Memorial in Indianapolis. Over the next 13 days, the 66 riders will travel 1,000 miles around Indiana to honor raise money and awareness for family members and co-workers of law enforcement personnel killed in the line of duty.

The ride is expected to arrive in Bluffton at Kehoe Park around 5 p.m. Tuesday. The ride will continue Wednesday, and stop at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetary near Decatur at 8:45 a.m., at Advanced Auto Parts in Decatur at 9:15 a.m., the Allen County Law Enforcement/Firefighters Memorial in Fort Wayne at 11:30 a.m., the Auburn Police Department at 2:15 p.m. and Trine University at 6 p.m.

The Cops For Survivors Foundation consists of active and retired police officers, law enforcement survivors and family members riding the perimeter of Indiana. To date, more than $300,000 has been raised for survivor organizations.

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