Two NSW Police Officers Head To California for Special Olympics Torch Relay

Two NSW Police officers have joined an international team of over 100 law enforcement personnel in transporting the Flame of Hope through California, USA, on its final leg before the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles later this month. 
Law Enforcement Torch Run, NSW (LETR NSW) is a charitable fund which comprises volunteer officers from NSWPF, Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Corrective Services NSW and the Australian Federal Police working together in support of Special Olympics NSW. 
The 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games will take place in Los Angeles, California from Saturday 25 July to Sunday 2 August 2015. 

Senior Sergeant Ben Macfarlane from the NSW Police Force’s Traffic and Highway Patrol Command and Senior Constable Claire Hawthorn from the Public Order and Riot Squad have served as Guardians of the Flame of Hope and participated in the Law Enforcement Torch Run Final Leg, the last journey of the flame throughout the state of California. 
Senior Sergeant MacFarlane and Senior Constable Hawthorn were selected to be part of the 124-strong Final Leg Team in recognition of the of their dedication and commitment to the Special Olympics movement. 

Read more on NSW Police Force website.


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