Riders set off on Police Unity Tour 2014

Riders from 17 forces acroos the UK will set off on their bikes from New Scotland yard today in memory of police officers who have died in the line of duty. They will be joined by family members of dead officers as well as valuable crew members. The first stop on the 190 mile route will be Luton town.

This year will see the 20th anniversary of the death of Sgt Derek Robertson who was killed responding to a robbery in Croydon.