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Torch Run for Special Olympics Northern California

Special Olympics 2014

Special Olympics Northern California provides athletic opportunities to children and adults with intellectual disabilities, instilling the confidence they need to succeed in life. The Law Enforcement Torch Run® raises significant funds to support these efforts.


Special Olympics and ChiefThe mission of the Law Enforcement Torch Run in partnership with our communities, is to support Special Olympics Northern California through fundraising and public awareness, while enhancing the quality of life of our athletes. 

It is a year round fundraising campaign that culminates every year at the Special Olympics Northern California Summer Games in June.

Whether you want to escort the Special Olympics Torch, the Flame of Hope, with other Law Enforcement personnel on its way to the Summer Games Opening Ceremonies or raise funds for Special Olympics, everyone in our Law Enforcement community is invited to participate.

Over 3,500 law enforcement personnel from Federal, Military, State, County and Local agencies participate in the Torch Run fundraising campaign.

SCPD Achievement Award Special OlympicsTop Fund Raising Agency



Special Olympics Changes Lives

There are many ways to support the Law Enforcement fundraising campaign.
    Individuals and businesses can support our efforts with a monetary contribution to our campaign. Present your check during the Torch Run on June 19 for special photo opportunities with the team and the athletes.
    You can make a donation to the Santa Clara Police Department. Donations can be made in honor of someone special.
    Poker Tournament
    August 15, 5pm-Midnight


    Bay Club Santa Clara
    3250 Central Expresswary
    Pre-registration is required at

    POA Poker Tournament Flyer

    Donation Form

  4. Tip-A-Cop
    For more information on this event, please call 408-615-4700.
  5. T-SHIRTS 
    At our Torch Run and Tip-A-Cop events, we will have Torch Run T-shirts available for purchase for $15. Of course, all proceeds from these sales will go to support Special Olympics Northern California. Call 408-615-4700 for more information.
  6. CHEER
    Come out and cheer for our runners on June 19 as the carry the Flame of Hope through Santa Clara. SCPD will receive the Flame of Hope from the San Jose Police Department at The Alameda and Newhall Street at approximately 1:30 p.m.

    We'll run along the El Camino Real to Sunnyvale where we will had off the Flame of Hope to Sunnyvale Public Safety as it continues its journey to UC Davis for the Special Olympics Northern California Summer Games June 27-29.

    SCPD Runners


Last updated: 7/30/2014 7:33:25 AM