Tribute to fallen officers will travel through Victoria Tuesday

The Beyond the Call of Duty-End of Watch Ride To Remember

VICTORIA, Texas – The Beyond the Call of Duty-End of Watch Ride to Remember will be traveling through Victoria and head to Wharton County Youth Fairgrounds 6036 FM 961 on Tuesday, June 15.

In a social media post, the Wharton County Sherriff’s Office said people are invited to come out to the fairgrounds at 11:15 a.m. to support fallen officers and honor Wharton County Sheriff’s Deputy Raul Gomez.

The ride will be in honor of Wharton County Sheriff’s Deputy Raul Gomez.

The organization will be traveling through Victoria en route to Wharton County Fairgrounds in Honor of Fallen Sheriff Deputy Raul Gomez and his family.

“The trailer will be driven inside the main hall of the fairgrounds which will allow visitors protection from the heat and weather,” said the Wharton County Sheriff’s Office on social media. “This event is open to the public and we encourage everyone to stop in.”

The End of Watch Ride to remember is a group of motorcycle riders from the state of Washington escorting a 41″ trailer across the country to honor fallen officer the prior year, according to a news release.

For 84 days between May 28 and August 19, six riders will be traveling more then 22,000 miles across the country.

They will be visiting cities and police departments to honor the men and woman of law enforcement who paid the ultimate sacrifice in their service to our communities in 2020, according to the release.

Beyond the Call of Duty is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of first responders lost in the line of duty and support the families and communities of the fallen peace officers.

Last year, the End of Watch Ride Honored 146 fallen officers across the country.
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