Bike ride to support first responders’ mental health will honor fallen RPD Officer

FAIRPORT, N.Y. (WHEC) — A bike ride in Fairport on August 21 will raise money in honor of fallen Rochester police officer Tony Mazurkiewicz.

Proceeds from the ride, organized by the New York Law Enforcement Assistance Program, will go to providing mental health services to first responders and their families. The ride will take place exactly one month since Officer Mazurkiewicz was fatally shot in the line of duty.

You can learn more about the event and see a route map here.

Cyclists will begin to meet at 11 a.m. at Center Park West in Fairport and start riding at 12:30 p.m. The ride will continue through the east side of Monroe County and end back in Fairport. There will be guest speakers after the ride.

There is no registration fee but riders are encouraged to donate to the New York Law Enforcement Assistance Program.