INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A cross-country ride stops in Independence to honor two fallen police officers.
An organization called Beyond the Call of Duty completes an End of Watch Ride to remember the officers who died the previous year.
The department announced Bullard died from COVID-19 in August. Bullard served 46 years with the department and was active in the IPD Reserve Unit until his death on Aug. 11.
Motorcycles from the Independence Police Department escorted the caravan through the city.
The ride includes a massive mobile tribute to the officers who gave their all.
Beyond the Call of Duty says it works to make sure that no officer is forgotten. It also supports training to lower the number of fallen officers.
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