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2013 LA Law Enforcement Torch Run


               The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office will host the 2013 LA Law Enforcement Torch Run, Wednesday, May 22, beginning at the Civic Center steps at 8:30 a.m. and ending at the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office at 5400 E. Broad Street, for a distance of approximately 5 miles.

                Calcasieu law enforcement officers from the Sheriff’s Office, Louisiana State Police Troop D, Westlake Police Department, US Border Patrol, and the US Marshalls will run the “Flame of Hope” for Special Olympics Louisiana through Calcasieu Parish and it will be picked up by adjoining parish law enforcement agencies until it reaches the Opening Ceremonies of the Summer Special Olympics which begins May 24that Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond.

                The media is encouraged to attend.