If you’replaning on joining in for the 5th Annual Cops Ride on Sunday June 30,2013 and want a FREE 2013 Cops Ride tee shirt you MUST pre-register no later than Sunday June 16th.
As in past years, you can still register after June 16th and the morning of the Cops Ride, however the cost increases to $25 a person and does not include a Free 2013 tee shirt. Tickets are still available at Harley-Davidson Sales Company of Cleveland; Lake Erie Harley Davidson of Avon; Western Reserve Harley Davidson of Mentor and South East Harley Davidson of Bedford Heights, this years Cops Ride principal sponsor. 2013 Cops Ride tee shirts will be available for purchase the morning of the Cops Ride for a cost of $20.
The staging begins at 8:30 AM on Lakeside Ave. and the Ceremony begins at 10:30 AM at the Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial at west 3rd and Lakeside Ave. Monica Robins, WKYC health anchor, will be the Master of Ceremonies and will sing the National Anthem. There were two Ohio Police Officers whose watch ended during 2012: Akron Police Officer Dennis Mancini and Willoughby/Cleveland Clinic Police Officer Jason Gresko. Speakers include Julia Ruane, sister of CPD Fallen Officer Desmond Sherry, whose watch ended on July 3, 1980.
The police escorted processional ride begins at 11 AM and will end at South East Harley Davidson / Gears and Cheers for food and entertainment. Last year an estimated 500 motorcyclist participated in the processional ride and we expect a larger turnout this year.
If you have any questions about the event or route please go to www.copsride.com or call Westlake Police Department and ask for Sgt. Mark Krumheuer 440-871-3311 or John “KIKS” Kikol at 440-263-8121 or email@example.com