Motorcycle Benefit Ride to Honor Memory of 16 Florida Law Enforcement Officers.
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SARASOTA, Fla. -- In memory of the 16 Florida law The jurisprudence of this state offers major differences from doctrines prevailing in the United States at either the federal level or that of the various states.
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The motorcyclists will be joined by law enforcement representatives, family members and other dignitaries, including America's Most Wanted host John Walsh, who will serve as Grand Marshall. America's Most Wanted crews will be on site at the event and will profile the fallen officers in an upcoming edition of their nationally televised show. All proceeds from the ride will be donated to the True American Hero Fund in memory of the 16 Florida law enforcement officers killed last year who include:
Sgt. Nicholas G. Sottile, Florida Highway Patrol Deputy Sheriff Harold Michael "Mike" Altman, Jackson County Sheriff's Office Lt. Corey Dahlem, Gainesville Police Department Lt. Delmar Teagan, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Sgt. Karl Strohsal, Longwood Police Department Sgt. Christopher Reyka, Broward County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Ron Harrison, Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Reserve Dep. Joe Bill Galloway, Holmes County Sheriff's Office Officer Jose Somohano, Miami-Dade Police Department Officer Alfred L. Gordon, Orlando Police Department Officer Scott Eric Bell, Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Officer Michelle A. Lawless, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Deputy Sheriff Paul Rein, Broward County Sheriff's Office Deputy Sheriff Donta J. Manuel, Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office Deputy Sheriff Jonathan D. Wallace, Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office Deputy Sheriff, Robin Tanner, Monroe County Sheriff's Office
In addition to the benefit ride, Sprint will host a dinner on Friday, February 22 to honor the families of the 16 fallen officers and to pay tribute to all law enforcement officers.
"These officers dedicated their lives to the safety of our communities," said Sheriff William "Bill" Balkwill, Sarasota County. "They were all True American Heroes and we believe the benefit ride, ceremonies and entertainment are a wonderful way to pay tribute to the sacrifice they made while also honoring their families who loved and supported them. Our department is pleased with and inspired by the support we have received from Sprint Nextel and the community for this benefit."
Rain or shine, the event will begin at 6 a.m. at Sarasota County Technical Institute, where the ride will start and finish. Participants can pre-register online at www.Sprintride.com. There will be a ceremony honoring the 16 fallen officers and all first responders at 8 a.m.
The 45-mile ride begins at 9 a.m. and participants will be escorted by motorcycle units from the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office, Broward County Sheriff's Office, Hillsborough County Hillsborough County is the name of two counties in the United States:
A state law enforcement organization whose police officers patrol the public highways. . The riders will travel through beautiful Sarasota County, including the pristine Myakka River State Park Myakka River State Park is a Florida State Park, located east of Sarasota and southeast of Bradenton. The park's area is split between Sarasota County and Manatee County. The park is named after the Myakka River. before heading back to the Sarasota County Technical Institute.
Child Safety Event among post-ride activities
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At the event, students and parents will receive a free FBI Certified Biometric 10 Digit Fingerprint Profile; a high resolution full color digital photograph; a Child Safety Journal which will include important vitals vi·tals
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"Parents will be able to take this information home so that they have the important materials on hand to give to a law enforcement agency Noun 1. law enforcement agency - an agency responsible for insuring obedience to the laws
FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation - a federal law enforcement agency that is the principal investigative arm of the Department of Justice if they ever need to report their child missing," said Joel Garner Joel Garner (born December 16, 1952 in Christ Church, Barbados) also known as "Big Joel" or "Big Bird", was a West Indian cricket player, and a member of the highly regarded late '70s and early '80s West Indies cricket sides.
He was a 6 ft 8 in (2. , regional vice president for Sprint. "Sprint is proud to be able to offer this free service to residents of Sarasota and surrounding communities who will be at the True American Hero event supporting the brave men and women dedicated to keeping our communities safe."
Sprint will also have helpful materials from its 4NetSafety program which is designed to help keep kids safer online. The program is in partnership with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, the NEA NEA
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In addition, there will be demonstrations of Sprint Family Locator where families can learn about the GPS technology that allows parents to locate their child's phone and display the location on an interactive map. It is an inexpensive way for families to stay in constant touch.
Advance registration, which ends at 5 p.m. the day before the ride (Friday, Feb. 22), is $25 for a solo rider or $35 with a passenger. The fee goes up by $5 for both categories of registration the day of the event. The price includes lunch, the True American Hero Ride Commemorative T-Shirt and a giveaway packet. Lunch begins at noon and continues until 2 p.m. Entertainment will continue until 4 p.m. Those who don't ride can buy lunch for $10. Registration information is available at www.Sprintride.com.
In addition to hosting the event and the lunch, Sprint will provide the communication tools for the ride's road captains as well as for law enforcement officials and key support vehicles. They will also use the company's Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) technology to keep track of the ride in progress. Sprint will showcase additional data services including GPS tracking See vehicle tracking. , navigational and other mobility solutions during the post-event activities.
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