Chief Pierce stated the first year of the
“The cruiser convoy is a great opportunity for the athletes and law enforcement officers to interact with one another,” Pierce said. “It’s also a great way to enhance the state’s largest Special Olympics athletic event and support deserving Special Olympics athletes in our communities.” The next cruiser convoy will be held in June 2010.
Although there are other Special Olympic fund raising events held throughout the year, the most notable is the Law Enforcement Torch Run where police officers carry the Special Olympic Torch to raise awareness and funds for Special Olympic athletes through communities across the state.
Pierce said that he and Chief DiGianvittorio, at some point, hope to have all 351 cities and towns in