Annual 5K to Support Agent Mental Health | East Hartford

EAST HARTFORD – Believe 208 will hold its eighth annual Run for the Brave and Finest 5K race on Sunday to support mental health initiatives for police officers.

The annual event began after the suicide of former East Hartford police officer Paul Buchanan in 2013.

“Since that tragic day, I have taken his message and his tragic death and tried to help others break the stigma and silence behind the trauma our police officers face every day,” the wife said. of Buchanan, Tricia Buchanan, during a city council. meeting in August.

Collin covers South Windsor and East Hartford for the Journal Inquirer.