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2018 Drive is Upon Us

In just over one week we depart from the famed Portofino Hotel and Marina on Thursday April 5th, 2018 at 8am, for our 3rd drive across country to honor our fallen brothers and sisters. The drive represents a somber reminder about the dangers of our chosen profession. Each stop is to honor a brother or…

Our Hearts Hurt

As we collected our thoughts after hearing of the death of El Paso County, CO Sheriff’s Deputy Micah Flick, we learned of the death of Asher, OK Police Reserve Officer Jarate Condit as a result of a collision. Our hearts here at Cannonball Memorial Run hurt. We feel the pain and anguish that our brothers…

A Fallen Brother…York, S.C.

Another heartbreak…Detective Michael R. Doty of the York County Sheriff’s Office in South Carolina succumbed to injuries sustained after being shot during the search for a suspect whom had shot another police officer. Cannonball Memorial Run sends our deepest condolences to the York County Sheriff’s Office and Detective Doty’s family. Words are not ever enough…

Somber End to 2017

News of five Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies wounded along with two civilians, was disturbing this morning as we look to close out 2017 and celebrate 2018. Our hearts hurt as we learned of the death of one of the deputies. We send our deepest condolences to the brothers and sisters of the Douglas County, CO…

Another Somber Holiday

Cannonball Memorial Run is once again saddened, on yet another holiday, on hearing the news of CHP Hayward Officer Andrew Calmilleri, Sr.’s death. Officer Calmilleri’s patrol car was struck by a drunk driver on Christmas Eve. He leaves behind a wife and three children. We are sending prayers and our deepest condolences to the CHP…