National Police Week Motorcycle Run

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Dozens of Air Force and civilian law enforcement officials hit the highway in Colorado Springs late last week for the 2014 National Police Week Motorcycle Run to pay tribute to U.S. law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. (US Air Force photo/Liz Copan)
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A leather-clad rider blows a kiss after a moment of silence commemorating those who have fallen in the line of duty. Ten security forces Airmen have lost their lives since 2005, including 1st Lt. Joseph Helton, an Academy graduate killed in Iraq Sept. 8, 2009 by an improvised explosive device. (Air Force photo/Liz Copan)
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In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and that calendar week as National Police Week. Established by Congress in 1962, National Police Week recognizes officers killed in the line of duty.
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The May 22 run took the riders through Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Peterson Air Force Base, Schriever AFB, Fort Carson, and to the terrazzo outside the Cadet Chapel where they paused for a moment of silence. (US Air Force photo/Liz Copan)
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