Officers To Run In Full Uniform From LA To Sacramento To Benefit Fallen Comrades

Officers To Run In Full Uniform From LA To Sacramento To Benefit Fallen Comrades


JUST TO GET BY. THE $80 IT WAS STOLEN WAS HIS WEEK’S EARNINGS. TWO LAPD OFFICERS ARE PUSHING THEIR LIMITS FOR A CAUSE OF CLOSE TO THEIR HEARTS. WE SPOKE TO ONE OF THEM ABOUT THE FOREIGNER THAN 20-MILE JOURNEY AND WHAT’S DRIVING THEM TO DO IT. HEAR CBS 2’S RACHEL KIM. THIS IS GOING TO BE PAINFUL. IT’S GOING TO HURT. REPORTER: FOR THE PAST SIX MONTHS BEFORE HE STARTS HIS JOB AS A SENIOR LEAD OFFICER TO LAPD OLYMPIC DIVISION JOE CERRITO IS HARD AT WORK. I’VE BEEN TRAINING REALLY HARD EVERY DAY. I’M OUT THERE RUNNING ON MY DAYS OFF. I’M VERY COMMITTED TO THIS. REPORTER: IN SUNDAY NOVEMBER 27 JOE AND FELLOW LAPD OFFICER CHRISTINA TUTOR WILL START AT 420-MILE RUN FROM L.A. TO SACRAMENTO. IT’S GOING TO BE 210 MILES. REPORTER: THERE ARE NURSING — HONORING POLICE OFFICERS WHO DIED IN LINE OF DUTY AND RAISING FUNDS FOR THEIR FAMILIES LEFT BEHIND. SKULL PROJECT INDORE AND FOR SEVEN DAYS THEY WILL BE ENDURING THE GRUELING RUN IN FULL DUTY UNIFORM. THEY WILL BE CARRYING A NEXT OR 35 POUNDS WEARING THEIR VESTS, UTILITY BELTS, HANDGUN, TASER, FULL MAGAZINES AND MORE BUT JOE SAYS THE WEIGHT ON THEIR BODIES DOESN’T COMPARE TO THE WEIGHT ON THEIR HEARTS THINKING ABOUT THEIR FELLOW OFFICERS. IS GOING TO BE A TOUGH EIGHT DAYS BUT AFTERWARDS I GET TO GO HOME TO MY FAMILY. THE OFFICER THAT DOESN’T — PAY THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE DOESN’T GET TO SEE THEIR KIDS. REPORTER: HE WILL CONTINUE TRAINING WITH EACH STEP TOWARDS THE MEMORIAL IN SACRAMENTO. SNACKS SNAGGED THEM LOOKING FOR ROBERTO SANCHEZ. I’M RUNNING FOR OFFICE EARLY. IT JUST PUSHES ME AND DRIVES ME TO FINISH THE TASK. REPORTER: JOE SAID THE JOURNEY WILL BE LONG. THEY WANT THE FAMILIES OF THE

2 Replies to “Officers To Run In Full Uniform From LA To Sacramento To Benefit Fallen Comrades”

  1. I understand this is for a good cause but running that distance with all that gear on is only going to cause injury….

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