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19th Annual Sacramento Law Enforcement Memorial Motorcycle Run To Honor Our "Fallen Officer"
19th Annual Sacramento Law Enforcement Memorial Motorcycle Run To Honor Our "Fallen Officer"

Harley-Davidson of Sacramento proudly presents the 19th Annual Sacramento Law Enforcement Memorial Run. 

This year thousands of anticipated riders will ride from the Police and Sheriff Memorial riding along the river and roaring into the City of Isleton.

This event continues to grow as the third largest ride in Northern California, with thousands of riders coming from as far away as Arizona, Nevada, and Washington.

The run has become the primary fundraising event to enable Law Enforcement Chaplaincy-Sacramento to respond and serve our law enforcement families and community members. Support from the business community is vital in keeping our chaplains available to respond 24/7 365 days a year, when anyone has experienced a crisis or tragedy. Additional recipients of this year’s ride proceeds are:

California Peace Officers Memorial, Police & Sheriff Memorial Foundation, programs to help our law enforcement departments and communities such as Courage To Be You (C2BU) - stopping child sex trafficking.

Our ride this year will begin at the Police & Sheriff Memorial, 500 Arden Way at 8:00AM (registration) on Saturday, July 28st. After a brief memorial ceremony, remembering our fallen officers, we will begin the beautiful ride down to the little historic delta town of Isleton. Isleton will be welcoming and hosting thousands of riders and family members with good food, good music and good fun, Live Auction, Fun for the whole family! Your contribution of coupons, prizes, and gifts to the Law Enforcement Chaplaincy-Sacramento for the silent Auction will help cover the costs.

The evening before, Friday, July 27th, will be the pre-registration party from 5pm-8pm at Sac Harley, 1000 Arden Way, Spider Band, Food and Fun.

~NEW THIS YEAR ~ Motorcycle Honor Guard to honor the legacy of one of our fallen heroes.

The Motorcycle Honor Guard is a select group of riders that will escort the pack from the Police and Sheriff Memorial to Isleton. Each Honor Guard Rider will fly a flag with the name of the fallen officer that they choose to represent.

Sacramento Police Department

Joseph Scott December 12, 1878

P.F. "Pop" Becker April 1910

Erskin Fish August 11, 1935

Frank Mello June 30, 1951

Francis Rea January 3, 1954

Arnold Gamble February 15, 1963

Eugene McKnight July 23, 1963

Bernard Bennett May 9, 1970

Andrew Collins April 19, 1972

Doyle Popovich August 3, 1974

Rodney Butts October 15, 1975

William H. Warner June 1, 1981

Michael Gartrell April 25, 1991

Emily Morgenroth October 17, 1997

William C. Bean Jr. February 9, 1999

Sacramento Sheriff's Department

Joseph McKinney August 15, 1850

Charles J Ogle March 12, 1951

William Littlejohn June 3, 1955

Roger L. Bauman December 12, 1961

Kenneth B Royal June 7, 1968

Bruce R. Verhoevan December 4, 1973

Stewart P. Baird June 13, 1976

Christopher W. Boone October 25, 1976

Eugene N. Luther April 25, 1980

David E. Miller January 2, 1983

Sgt. Richard Deffner January 21, 1988

Sandra Larson December 8, 1998

Joseph M. Kievernagel July 13, 2005

Kevin P. Blount July 13, 2005

Jeffrey V. Mitchell October 27, 2006

Vu Nguyen December 19, 2007

Paul William Derouen March 29, 2008

"Larry" Canfield November 13, 2008

Sacramento District Attorney's Office

Grant Wilson August 1, 1981


Source:  Chaplain Mindi Russell, Exec. Director,  Law Enforcement Chaplaincy-Sacramento

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