NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Wednesday marks five years since a Nicholasville police officer was killed in the line of duty.
Officer Burke Rhoads was killed in 2015 in a crash on US 27 near the Garrard-Jessamine County line.
Rhoads was heading to a police training exercise at the time of the crash.
On Saturday, the Nicholasville Police Department is hosting a race in Rhoads’ honor.
It’s called the Burke 5-Point-74-K.
Officer Rhoads’ badge number was 574.
The race begins at 9 a.m. at East Jessamine Middle School.