Police ride to Canberra to remember

More than 1,000 Police Officers from across Australia are taking part in a charity ride to the nation’s capital on Saturday.

The Wall to Wall: Ride for Remembrance is a police memorial ride that aims to commemorate the service and sacrifice of fallen Australian police, raise valuable funds in support of fallen officers’ families and promote motorcycle safety.

The event welcomes serving and retired members, sworn and unsworn, and all other friends, family and proud supporters of policing to join in the ride.


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Queensland Police Commissioner Ian Stewart and a contingent of Police Officers departed Brisbane this week and will join more than 2000 riders at the National Police Memorial in Canberra.

The National Police Memorial will host an afternoon ceremony to honour Australian police who have made the ultimate sacrifice, with their names represented on the touch stones of the memorial wall.

A special service has also been held at the NSW Police Wall of Remembrance at The Domain.

There the policing community paid tribute to the legacy of Curtis Cheng, who was shot and killed as he left work at Parramatta Police Headquarters on Friday 2 October 2015.

The distinguished service and sacrifice of Sgt Geoffrey Richardson, who was killed in a motor vehicle crash while responding to a pursuit in Port Stephens Local Area Command on Saturday 5 March this year, will also be honoured at this year’s ceremony.