MILLVILLE, NJ. The town of Millville and the Millville Police Department celebrated the life and honored the passing of one of its fallen officers Saturday. Officer Christopher Reeves was killed in the line of duty two years ago. In fitting style to a man with the same name as the fictional Superman, Millville honored their real life super-hero with a 5K that asked people to dress in superhero attire. (Photos below).
Even though lots dressed as superheros, the true message of the day was, “Real Heroes Don’t Wear Capes” and the respect that his town had for Officer Reeves and that he had for his town was palpable talking with the participants.
The race began with a moment of silence and a lap around the Millville Police Department and ended at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Follow this link to learn how you can get involved with the Annual Officer Christopher Reeves Superhero Scholarship 5k Run/1 Mi. Walk.