Woonsocket officers to run to Washington for National Police Week

Woonsocket Officers To Run To Washington, D.c. For National Police Week

The Woonsocket Police Department. (WLNE fie image)

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WLNE) — Woonsocket officers will begin a run to Washington, D.C., for National Police Week on Tuesday.

Chief Thomas Oates said 13 members of the department will start their run from the police station at 9 a.m.

The department is looking to raise funds for families of officers who have been killed in the line of duty.

A series of events for officers and families of fallen officers is held during National Police Week at the Capitol each year.

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