Police Unity Tour Arrives at Officers Memorial in D.C.

Members of the Police Unity Tour completed their long journey to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C. Monday afternoon.

The nearly 1,800 members who traveled hundreds of miles from locations along the east coast arrived at the memorial shortly after 2 p.m.

The six spokes of the tour included East Hanover, N.J., Franklin Township, N.J., Millville, N.J., Portsmouth, Va., Richmond, Va. and Philadelphia.

Friends, family members and supporters of the riders gathered at the memorial, waving signs and cheering on the participants as they finished the ride.

The participants -- who "Ride for Those Who Died" -- not only trained hard, but also raised money to provide awareness and financial support for the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

After all riders had entered the memorial, a brief ceremony was held and Florham Park, N.J. Police Chief Patrick Montuore -- founder of the Police Unity Tour -- presented a check for $1.91 million to Craig W. Floyd, Chairman and CEO of the NLEOMF.

It was the largest amount raised in the history of the Police Unity Tour.

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