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The State Ride is set from Sunday March 19 to Friday March 24, 2023

The State Ride is a one week motorcycle ride where we visit with the families, department, friends and co-workers of each Florida Fallen Officer who gave the ultimate sacrifice during the previous year. You are invited to ride along with active police officers, retired officers and civilians. You can ride any one day or the entire week. There in only a one time registration fee of $25.00 which includes your State Ride shirt(s) and all of the meals during the week. If you cannot attend, your donation for your State Ride shirt is still appreciated.

Hotel Information:

Contact Connie Murphy @ 561-601-8205 for any hotel reservations.

Rooms are $81 per night for double occupancy / $162 for single

Luggage Drop Off / Safety Meeting:

Thursday March 16, 2023 5-8pm

Jacks Old Fashion Hamburgers / 591 South Cypress Road, Pompano Beach Fl

Available to anyone participating in the State Ride. You can bring you luggage and have it stored in the trailer during the Ride. All luggage will be delivered to each hotel and ready for collection before check in.        (Shout out to Sergeant Dave Marler and James Ottinger for their assistance with this task)

The Ride Begins:

2023 Florida Fallen Offices (10) an K9 (2) 

Day 1 / Sunday March 19, 2023

Stating Location:

Miami Dade County Police Department

9105 NW 25th Street, Doral Florida 33172

10am Breakfast Provided by Exquisite Catering

11am Remembering:

Miami-Dade Police Officer Cesar “Echy” Echaverry EOW: August 17, 2022

US Department of Homeland Security Officer Jorge Arias EOW: October 19, 2022

FL Department of Law Enforcement Special Agent Jose Antonio Perez EOW: August 20, 2022

12pm Leave / Ride to:

Florida Fish and Wildlife

8535 Northlake Boulevard, West Palm Beach Florida 33412

1 Hour 41 Minutes / 86 Miles

2pm Remembering

Senior Investigator Kyle Lee Patterson EOW: June 9, 2022

3pm Leave – Ride To:

Pilot Travel Center (gas stop)

100 North Kings Highway, Fort Pierce Florida 34945

50 Minutes / 52 Miles

4pm Leave – Ride To:

American Police Hall of Fame

6350 Horizon Drive, Titusville Florida 32780

1 Hour 17 Minutes / 87 Miles

Dinner Provided

Hotel Information:

Town Place Suites / 4815 Helen Hauser Boulevard, Titusville 

Day 2 / Monday  March 20, 2023

10am Leave Titusville for Jacksonville


Officer James McWhorter: EOW February 12, 2022

Florida Department of Agriculture

7825 Baymeadows Way – 106A,  Jacksonville Florida 32256

Hotel Information:

Holiday Inn & Suites / 620 Wells Road / Orange Park

Day 3 / Tuesday March 21, 2023

10am Leave Hotel for Tallahassee PD

12pm Arrive at Tallahassee Police Department

234 East 7th Avenue, Tallahassee Fl 32303


Police Officer Nicholas Fariello EOW: June 8, 2022

Hotel Information:

Holiday Inn & Suites / 2725 Graves Road / Tallahassee

Day 4 / Wednesday March 22, 2023

10am Leave Hotel For Okaloosa Sheriff Office

1250 North Eglin Parkway, Shalimar Fl 32579


Corporal Ray Hamilton EOW: December 24, 2022

Hotel: Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa North

8210 Hidden River Parkway, Tampa Florida

Day 5 / Thursday March 23, 2023

10am Leave The Hotel / Ride to

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office

14400 49th Street North, Clearwater Florida 33762

12pm Remembering

Deputy Sheriff Michael Hartwick EOW: September 22, 2022

2pm Leave Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office / Ride To

Polk County Sheriff’s Office

1891 Jim Keene Boulevard, Winter Haven Florida 33880

1 Hour 15 Minutes / 60 Miles


Deputy Sheriff Blane Lane EOW: October 4, 2022

Hotel: Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa North

8210 Hidden River Parkway, Tampa Florida

 45 minutes / 40 miles

Day 6 / Friday March 24, 2023

10am Leave The Hotel

2pm Arrive Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office

7474 Utilities Road, Punta Gorda Florida 33982

1 Hours 45 Minutes / 106 Miles


Deputy Sheriff Christopher Taylor EOW: November 22, 2022

End of The 2023 State Ride!


Checks can be made to: 9463 Foundation 125 South State Road 7, 104353 Wellington FL 33467 Cash is not accepted

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