They "ride for those who died." In 1997, the first Police Unity Tour was organized to bring awareness to officers killed in the line of duty.

That year 18 bicyclists set out on a four-day ride from Florham Park, New Jersey to Washington D.C. raising $18,000.

Since then, thousands have participated in the annual tour, raising a total of $15 million. That money has gone toward helping to support families of officers that have given the ulitmate sacrifice and the national law enforcement police officers memorial.

This year's tour will take place in May. We spoke to Marlboro NJ Police Sergeant Nicholas Szymanski and Patrolman James Caulfield about their participation. (This weekend is Marlboro's 3rd Annual Salute to Community Excellence Charity Gala which raises money for the tour.)
   Our gratitude to WPIX-TV (PIX11) for the opportunity to speak on the Police Unity Tour.