FLORHAM PARK, NJ — Fairfield Police Sgt. Frank Tracey and Detective Ian Rasmussen will represent the Fairfield Police Department this year in the upcoming Police Unity Tour.

According to the police department, this event is a four-day, nearly 300-mile bicycle ride that departs from Florham Park, NJ on May 9, 2017 and concludes when the cyclists reach the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C. on May 12, 2017.

“The event calls attention to our nation’s many law enforcement officers that made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty,” the department stated in a press release. “Each participant is required to raise $1850.00 in order to participate, with the funds being directly donated to the law enforcement memorial.”

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The Fairfield Police Department is seeking the community’s support for Tracy and Rasmussen by helping them raise the required funding.

Interested donors can visit the Police Unity Tour main Web page HERE and click the “Sponsor a Member” link on the right side of the page. From there, users should type in "Fairfield" to be redirected to the team fundraising page. Donors can also use the direct fundraising link.

The Fairfield Police Department thanked all donors for their support of this event and of the local officers.