Monday July 9, 2018, is the start of the 17th annual Cops Cycling for Survivors bicycle ride across Indiana. A departure ceremony will be held at 8:30 a.m. EDT at the Police and Fire Fighters Memorial located at the southeast corner of the Indiana Government Center North Building on the State Capitol grounds in downtown Indianapolis. Indiana U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly, Sarah and Laura Barrett, survivors of fallen Indiana State Police Trooper Daniel Barrett, will be speaking at the event. The route will head to our area on Day 8, Monday, July 16 – Kentland to Merrillville; Day 9, Tuesday, July 17 – Merrillville to Mishawaka; Day 10, Wednesday, July 18 – Mishawaka to Angola. For more information about the organization, donations made, or this year’s ride, visit their website: