Law Enforcement Torch Run this morning at Dunkirk High

For the 28th year in New York state, law enforcement officers will carry the Special Olympics Torch throughout various communities leading up to Opening Ceremonies at the State Summer Games. The cauldron will be lit on June 6 in Buffalo, signifying the opening of the 2014 State Summer Games.

The Special Olympics Torch will begin its journey today at Dunkirk High School at 9 a.m. The athletes will start off with the Flame of Hope as they team up with local law enforcement agencies and the Dunkirk and Fredonia community. The NYS Police, Dunkirk Police, Fredonia Police, SUNY Fredonia Police, Chautauqua County Sheriffs, Lakeview SICF along with others from local agencies will all participate in this year’s run.

This run will begin at Dunkirk High School, travel down Central Avenue and ultimately end at SUNY Fredonia for the Fredonia Spring Games. Local Law Enforcement agencies will raise awareness throughout the community for Special Olympics New York.

This will be the fourth run of 15 throughout the Western New York community.