Bike riders stop in Wayzata to remember fallen police officers

Law enforcement officers and members of the public make a stop Sept. 10 at the Wayzata Police Station during a 35-mile bike ride to honor those killed in the line of duty. The Ride to Remember event began in Plymouth and passed through Wayzata, Robbinsdale and Minneapolis before ending at the Peace Officer’s Memorial at the State Capitol in St. Paul. (Sun Sailor staff photo by Jason Jenkins)
Plymouth Public Safety Director Mike Goldstein and Wayzata Police Chief Mike Risvold stand outside the Wayzata Police Station Sept. 10 as Ride to Remember participants make a stop during their 35-mile bike ride to St. Paul. The ride was organized by Team MN of Law Enforcement United, a group of law enforcement, survivors and civilian supporters who have made it their mission to honor the fallen and remember the survivors. In Wayzata, riders honored the sacrifice of Wayzata Police Sgt. James Anderson, who was shot and killed in the line of duty in 1982, and Wayzata Police Officer William Mathews, who died Sept. 8 after being struck by a vehicle on Highway 12. Mathews, who was married and the father of a 7-year-old boy, had been with the police department for nine years. (Sun Sailor staff photo by Jason Jenkins)
Ride to Remember participants coast toward Lake Street in downtown Wayzata Sept. 10 during a 35-mile bike ride to honor Minnesota police officers who have died in the line of duty. The ride was organized by Team MN of Law Enforcement United, a group of law enforcement, survivors and civilian supporters who have made it their mission to honor the fallen and remember the survivors. (Sun Sailor staff photo by Jason Jenkins)
An onlooker reads a list of Minnesota police officers who have died in the line of duty while Ride to Remember participants make a visit Sept. 10 to the Wayzata Police Station. (Sun Sailor staff photo by Jason Jenkins)
Ride to Remember participants visit the Wayzata Police Station Sept. 10 during a 35-mile bike ride to honor Minnesota police officers who have died in the line of duty. In Wayzata, riders honored the sacrifice of Wayzata Police Sgt. James Anderson, who was shot and killed in the line of duty in 1982, and Wayzata Police Officer William Mathews, who died Sept. 8 after being struck by a vehicle on Highway 12. (Sun Sailor staff photo by Jason Jenkins)