Happy Mother’s Day
The Motorcycle Ride to benefit POAT’s Holiday Gifts for Surviving Children was held on Sunday, May 1, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. There were over 800 bikers who enjoyed the ride to the Keys on a beautiful sunny day and supported a great cause. We would like to thank the motor units from all of the police departments that assist every year in ensuring this is a safe and successful event. Thank you!
The Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Ceremony will be held at Tropical Park beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 5, 2016. All Miami-Dade County officers who have died in the line of duty dating back to 1895, are honored at this ceremony. It is our duty to honor the memory of those officers who have died protecting and serving the citizens of Miami-Dade County. If you have never been to this ceremony, you owe it to yourself to attend.
The Tour de Force bicycle ride was held from April 11 – 15, 2016. This is a statewide law enforcement unity ride that raises funds and awareness for officers killed in the line of duty in the state of Florida in 2015. The ride averages 50 miles a day starting in North Miami Beach and ending in Daytona Beach with officers from across the state participating. There were over 70 riders who participated the entire week riding 250 miles and as many as 225 riders on any given day. The POAT has supported this ride for many years. Check out the Tour de Force website at Florida Tour de Force. Thank you to everyone that participated in this ride and the North Miami Beach Police Department which took the lead in the logistic planning of the event, and did a great job.
Thanks for your support and stay safe.