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Chesapeake law enforcement participate in torch run for Virginia Special Olympics

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Posted at 3:37 PM, Jun 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-10 15:37:22-04

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – On Thursday, June 7, the Chesapeake Sheriff’s Office to help raise support for the Special Olympics Virginia Summer Games in Richmond.

Chesapeake Special Olympian Chad Allen carried the “flame of hope” in the Law Enforcement Torch Run, says CSO, who along with the Chesapeake Police Department ran the 3.8 miles from the WAWA on Woodlake Drive to the WAWA on Kempsville Road.

The 1,900-mile, 8-day Torch Run involves more than 2,000 law enforcement officers and personnel representing more than 300 law enforcement agencies across Virginia.

The next stop of the run will go through Portsmouth.