North Shore 5K race to benefit fund for slain state police corporal, FOP |

North Shore 5K race to benefit fund for slain state police corporal, FOP

The Officers Down 5K Foundation will hold a benefit run Sunday on the North Shore.

The 3rd annual Pittsburgh Officers Down 5K race honors police officers killed in the line of duty, foundation founder and Director TJ Burke said. Proceeds benefit the Cpl. Bryon Dickson Memorial Fund and the local Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 91.

Dickson, of the state police, was killed Sept. 12 when a sniper shot him in an ambush outside the Blooming Grove barracks. Police arrested Eric Frein after a 48-day manhunt in the Pocono Mountains and charged him with first-degree murder.

For more information on the run and to register, visit

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