Badges for Bikes event to support Northern Nevada law enforcement

As a way to honor fallen Carson City deputy Carl Howell and to support all Northern Nevada law enforcement, a Bikes for Badges motorcycle run will be held in Carson and Reno,

The event, taking place October 10, is a ride from Carson City to the Chesters Harley Davidson in Reno that’s open to the public. The ride will start at 10:30 a.m. at the Carson City Sheriff’s Office and end at the Reno Harley Davidson where there will be a reception with music, food and entertainment. There will also be an after party at the Harrah’s Reno at 6 p.m.

The BTLS Foundation, a non-profit out of Florida who raises money for fallen officers, is hosting the event. The foundation says it believes there should be anywhere form 200-1,000 bikes at the event.

It’s exclusively for bikers, and riders can pregister online at for $20. Day of registration is also available on-site for $25. Check in for the event starts at 8 a.m.

The Reno Police Department, Washoe County Sheriff’s Office and Carson City motor unit have already accepted an invitation as escort services.


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