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American Police Hall of Fame Memorial Weekend:

Friday May 19, 2023 / Memorial Service / American Police Hall of Fame

Saturday May 20, 2023 / Family Picnic – Sandpoint Park, Titusville Florida

Each Year the American Police Hall of Fame hosts the Law Enforcement Memorial Service/Weekend. The Core Members/Riders from the 9463 Foundation is the only group invited to attend and assist with this weekend event.

This year when you register to attend (Past Officers Remembered selection) the Foundation is asking to select one of the the past fallen members from the Broward Sheriff’s listed below. It will be the first time every member from the Broward Sheriff’s Office will be remembered at the Memorial Weekend!

Additional Information & to register click here / Hotel: TownePlace Suites 

Let us know which Fallen Deputy/Officer you have selected:

Jamie Rubenstein Selected  -Sergeant Shane Owens

Lieutenant Al Rengifo

Deputy Shannon Bennett

Janet Wood Selected -Deputy Benjamin Nimtz

Paul Davis Selected -Deputy Michael D. Ryan

Rene Delombard Selected – Deputy Daniel Rivera

Connie Murphy Selected – Deputy Christopher Schaub

Donna Samolewicz Selected -Deputy Paul Rein

Brian Donnelly Selected – Sergeant Christopher Reyka

Deputy Brian Tephford

Deputy Ryan Seguin

Rich Samolewicz Selected – Deputy Todd M. Fatta

Sean Thompson Selected – Deputy Philip Billings

Keith Moniz Selected – Deputy Michael Doane

Deputy Michael Metroka

Deputy Patrick Behan

Mark Shorts Selected – Officer Scott A. Winters

Michael Kantor Selected – Deputy John Greeney III

Deputy Tony Yanniello

Deputy Worth Joe Edwards

Deputy Joseph V. Conte

Deputy Robert Milligan

Officer James T. Thomas

Officer Jerry Genova

Deputy James Hillberry

Deputy Arthur Fillebrown

Marshal William Louis Cox

Adriana Kantor Selected – Marshal John Clifton

The 2024 State Ride will be on Saturday March 23, 2024.

Start Location: The Pembroke Pines Police Department

9500 Pines Boulevard, Pembroke Pine Florida 33024

Remembering Police Officer Charles Herring EOW: February 9, 2023

This one-day ride will start at the Pembroke Pines Police Department and end at the American Police Hall of Fame in Titusville Florida (197 Miles / 2 Hours 53 Minutes / Not Including One Break/Fuel  Stop).  Officer Herring will then be inducted, and his name engrave on their 2000 sf Memorial Wall alongside his Fallen Brothers and Sisters.

To Register For The State Ride or To Order Your 2024 State Ride Shirts Click Here



Completed 2023 State Ride Information:

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

8-9am Breakfast Provided by Exquisite Catering

10am 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

Police Officer Christopher Nicholas Fariello EOW: June 8, 2022

11am 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:

Loves Travel Center (gas stop)

200 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 Yulee, (Jacksonville) Florida 


Officer James McWhorter: EOW February 12, 2022

Florida Department of Agriculture / 852732 US Highway 17, Yulee Florida

2 Hours 25 Minutes / 171 Miles

Hotel Information:

Holiday Inn & Suites / 620 Wells Road / Orange Park

42 Minutes / 46 Miles

Day 3 / Tuesday March 21, 2023

9am Leave Hotel for Tallahassee PD

1pm (12pm Central Time) Arrive at Tallahassee Police Department

234 East 7th Avenue, Tallahassee Fl 32303

2 Hours 24 Minutes / 171 Miles


Police Officer Christopher Nicholas Fariello EOW: June 8, 2022

Police Officer Clifford Crouch EOW; September 11, 2022

Hotel Information:

Holiday Inn & Suites / 2725 Graves Road / Tallahassee

8 Minutes / 3 Miles 

Day 4 / Wednesday March 22, 2023

9am Leave Hotel For Okaloosa Sheriff Office

50 Second Street, Shalimar Fl 32579

2 Hours / 17 Minutes / 160 Miles


Corporal Ray Hamilton EOW: December 24, 2022

Hotel: Holiday Express Inn & Suites

601 Everett Way, Perry Florida 32348

3 Hours 12 Minutes / 221 Miles

Day 5 / Thursday March 23, 2023

8am Leave The Hotel / Ride to

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office / 10750 Ulmerton Road, Largo Florida 33771

3 Hours / 25 Minutes / 203 Miles

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

4pm Remembering

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

12pm 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!


2023 Shirts & State Ride Registration


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