NEMLEC Motorcycle Unit to Show Support for Officer Remigio
Dracut, MA – The Officer Sean A. Collier Memorial Fund will honor the memory of Somerville Police Officer Louis Remigio at its Annual Golf Tournament on Monday, September 9, 2019 at the Four Oaks Country Club in Dracut, MA. The Northeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (NEMLEC) Motorcycle Unit will ride to the event and participate in honoring Officer Remigio.
Officer Remigio’s daughters, Alex and Danielle, will be accepting a $5,000 contribution on behalf of the Louis and Amy Remigio Memorial Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships to Somerville students. Remigio’s daughters, Alex and Danielle, lost their mother to cancer several years ago.
Officer Remigio was off-duty when he was riding his motorcycle in New Hampshire in October 2017. A teenager, drag racing down I-95, hit him. He died at the hospital the next day.
Officer Remigio was a 30-year veteran of the Somerville Police Department. He was beloved by his community and his fellow officers.
As part of his official duties, Officer Remigio was a member of the NEMLEC Motorcycle Unit. The Northeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (NEMLEC) is a consortium of police departments in Middlesex and Essex Counties, and two County Sheriff’s Departments. Member agencies operate by sharing resources and personnel, collectively providing services to each other that might not be available to one.
The NEMLEC Motorcycle Unit will be riding to the Tournament to show their support for Officer Remigio and his family.
The Officer Sean A. Collier Memorial Fund, Inc., https://officercolliermemorialfund.org/
was established to honor the memory of MIT Patrol Officer Sean A. Collier who was Killed In the Line of Duty by the Boston Marathon Bombers on April 18, 2013. The Collier Fund’s mission is to continue Sean’s spirit of volunteerism and to sponsor events that foster goodwill and perpetuate respect, appreciation, and support for law enforcement and first responders. In furtherance of these goals, the Collier Fund sponsors youth basketball tournaments, instructional basketball clinics as well as providing athletic equipment to High School teams that could otherwise not afford it. The Collier Fund is a completely volunteer organization. We rely on your donations to help make the public aware of the dangers of faced by law enforcement officers and first responders in their jobs and the oath they took to run towards danger so that we might all remain safe.