RPD run in Richmond Marathon in full uniform, for non-profit

RPD run in Richmond Marathon in full uniform, for non-profit

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Three Richmond police officers took on Richmond's half marathon in full uniform. Full uniform includes the belt and vest, which adds an additional 22 pounds.

The officers used this opportunity to spread awareness about Behind the Shield Foundation. The non-profit's purpose is to raise funds before a critical incident, like an illness, or when a officer is hurt in the line of duty, occurs.

The foundation is still in its beginning stages but plans to help families get financial help right away.

If you would like to learn more you can email Sgt. Michael Spinos at michael.spinos@richmondgov.com

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