Palm Bay Police Joins Forces With Special Olympics to Support Law Enforcement Torch Run in Brevard
By Space Coast Daily // April 16, 2021
More than 5,000 officers carry the torch on a 1500-mile relay through 67 counties annually
BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – The Palm Bay Police Department joined forces with the Special Olympics to support the Law Enforcement Torch Run in Brevard County.
All around the world, Special Olympics has a formidable and caring legion of protectors and supporters.
The signature event of the law enforcement community’s year-round support is the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Florida.
Law enforcement officers from over 300 Florida agencies — police departments, sheriff’s offices, Florida Department of Corrections, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Drug Enforcement Agency, U.S. Customs, Air Force Police, and Florida Fish and Wild Life Conservation Commission — all participate in the state-wide torch run to benefit the athletes of Special Olympics Florida.
Each year, over 5,000 officers carry the torch on a 1500-mile relay through 67 counties in Florida to the Opening Ceremony of our annual State Summer Games.
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