Cops cycling for a purpose make stop in Sullivan

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SULLIVAN, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Cops Cycling for Survivors is an awareness and support group that travel across the state honoring fallen officers in the line of duty and their families.

Monday, the group made a stop in Sullivan to visit the grave of fallen officer Rob Pitts.

This year, Jeff Pitts, family to Officer Pitts, decided to cycle for his second year in a row.

Members of the group ranged from family members, to fellow officers, to community members that wanted to show their support.

The tour will last for 13 days. It started Friday this year and will end July 20 in Indianapolis.

The group will make 13 stops going from Boone County to Moorsville honoring fallen officers along the way.

The final destination will be Hill Cemetery to honor the family of fallen Indiana State Trooper Robert Garrison whose end of watch was in December of 1959.

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