SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - 200 New England police officers and firefighters will ride their bikes from Springfield to Boston in memory of officers Kevin Ambrose and Jose Torres.
The 2013 Ride to Remember will be held September 21st starting at 7:00 a.m.
When they arrive in Boston, the names of Ambrose and Torres will be added to the Massachusetts Law Enforcement Memorial in front of the State House.
Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney told 22News he's been working on organizing the ride since last August.
“Police officers that work here, the men and women, there are over 40 of them doing this ride. They are all geared up. We go out every weekend and do rides for training, 30, 40 miles on weekend training, just getting ready for this event. We are all very excited for it,” said Sgt Delaney.
22News will have live coverage of the event.