Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-376

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 5, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Larry McKinnon : lmckinno@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8094

    6th Annual “Ride For Ron”

    The public is invited to this annual event held in remembrance of the life of HCSO Sgt. Ron Harrison.
    • Sunday
    • October 7, 2012
    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Lodge #108
    • 9001 N. Taylor Road
    • Seffner, Florida

    6th Annual “Ride For Ron”:
     

    On Sunday, October 7, 2012, the public is invited to the 6th Annual "Ride for Ron". This annual event will be held in remembrance of the life of HCSO Sgt. Ron Harrison.

    On August 15th, 2007, Sergeant Ron Harrison had just finished a DUI checkpoint and was sitting in his patrol car near the intersection of Lumsden Road and Kings Avenue in Brandon, when a suspect approached his vehicle and fired into the car through the open passenger side window, striking Sergeant Harrison multiple times. Sgt Harrison later died at Brandon Regional Hospital.


    The motorcycle ride will start at the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Lodge #108, located at 9001 N. Taylor Road in Seffner. Kickstands up at 10 am.

    The ride will leave the FOP, go thru the Ron Harrison Memorial Intersection (Kings Ave. & E. Lumsden Road) and stop for a short break at Brandon Harley before ending back at the FOP.

    Pre-registration begins at 9 a.m. There is no cost; however, any donations made will go to MADD Hillsborough County.

    For more information please contact Becky Gage, MADD Hillsborough County Office, 813-273-6233 or cell 813-431-5826.
     
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