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An Orange Police Department Tradition: The Law Enforcement Special Olympics Torch Run

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Jun 052015
 

The Orange Police Special Olympics Torch Run contingent prepares for its leg of the Route.

The Orange Police Special Olympics Torch Run contingent prepares for its leg of the Route.

This afternoon 17 people took part in the Law Enforcement Special Olympics Torch Run as members of the  Orange Police Department contingent who carried the CT Special Olympics torch from the Milford Line (Raymour and Flannigan Clearance Center) to the West Haven City Line (Sam’s Club).

The group made the 3 mile run in record time and handed the torch off to the West Haven Police who wasted no time in continuing the run toward New Haven.

The run ends at the Campus of Southern Ct. State University where this years state games are being held.

The Orange PD is dedicated to the CT Special Olympics and has participated in this event for many years, and this is the largest group ever, with several new faces.

Connecticut Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

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Jun 042015
 

A photo from last year's torch run.

A photo from last year’s torch run.

The Orange Police will be carrying the torch for Connecticut’s Special Olympics on Friday June 5.

The public is invited to line the route starting at 3:45 p.m. to root the Officers and Athletes on.

Orange’s leg will be on the Boston Post Road (Rte 1) from the Milford Line (Raymour and Flannigan Clearance Center) to the West Haven City Line (Sam’s Club).

The run will conclude at the Campus of Southern Ct. State University where this years state games are being held.

Motorists should expect delays along the Route as it continues east on the Boston Post Road into New Haven.

Special Olympics Special to Orange Police

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