Police recruits stage 24-hour run for police dogs fund

New police recruits have completed a 24-hour-run in honour of the Essex Retired Police Dogs Fund.

On Friday September 20, 18 of trainee police officers pulled on their gym wear and tied up their running shoes to continuously run for 24 hours. Their run took place at the Essex Police College, which is based at headquarters in Chelmsford.

In total they ran more than 135 miles and raised more than £800 for charity.

To find out more about their charity events, visit: https://bit.ly/2kY69Bl

Find out more about becoming a police officer at www.essex.police.uk/fitthebill

The Essex Retired Police Dogs Fund is an Essex-based charity that fundraises for retired police dogs. They help their new owners with medical bills and welfare costs to ensure the dogs have a comfortable retirement after spending their careers helping to keep Essex safe.

Find out more at www.essexretiredpolicedogs.uk/

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Mick Ferris

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