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North Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics honors outstanding individuals and agencies with awards

The North Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics recently presented state-level awards to outstanding individuals and law enforcement agencies that support Special Olympics in North Carolina at the 2019 Torch Run conference in Morehead City, according to Captain Robert Spatorico, co-director of the Torch Run and with the Fayetteville Police Department. Law enforcement […]

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Co-­Directors named to lead NC Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics

Major Cam Selvey of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and Captain Robert Spatorico of the Fayetteville Police Department will serve as co-directors of the North Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run® (NC LETR) for Special Olympics North Carolina in 2019, according to Keith L. Fishburne, president/CEO of Special Olympics North Carolina. The North Carolina Law Enforcement Torch […]

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NC Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics kicks off 2019 fundraising & awareness campaign

The North Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run (NC LETR) for Special Olympics kicked off its 2019 campaign of raising funds and awareness for Special Olympics North Carolina during an annual conference held in Morehead City. Besides training about Special Olympics and fundraising, major accomplishments recognized during the conference were that $1.3 million was raised in […]

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North Carolina’s Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics awarded international honor for fundraising

North Carolina received a diamond level of excellence award by the executive council of the International Law Enforcement Torch Run for raising $1.259 million during the 2017 Law Enforcement Torch Run campaign year, according to Keith L. Fishburne, president/CEO of Special Olympics North Carolina. The award was presented during the annual International Law Enforcement Torch […]

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2018 Red Robin Tip-A-Cop Locations

Join local law enforcement and athletes at Red Robin locations around the state on October 27 and November 10! As officers serve you, they will raise funds through tips left by customers. Find a Red Robin Tip-A-Cop location near you! Apex 1431 Beaver Creek Commons Dr., Apex, NC 27502 Nov. 10 Cary 2260 Walnut St., […]

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Local law enforcement officer selected to carry the Flame of Hope as part of Final Leg Torch Run Team for 2019 Special Olympics World Games

Flame serves as beacon of inspiration to thousands during Law Enforcement Torch Run to Abu Dhabi, UAE  Special Olympics North Carolina is proud to announce that Officer Phillip Smith of the Chapel Hill Police Department has been selected to serve as part of the Final Leg team, serving as a Guardian of the Flame® as he […]

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Special Olympics Flame of Hope travels across the state to open the 2018 Special Olympics North Carolina Summer Games

Law enforcement officers will relay the torch across the state to Raleigh by June 1  Raleigh, NC – Law enforcement officers throughout North Carolina will carry the Special Olympics Flame of Hope across the state this spring to light the cauldron at the 2018 Special Olympics North Carolina (SONC) Summer Games Opening Ceremony June 1 […]

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Above and Beyond the Call of Duty

“We at the Winston-Salem Police Department work with the community to create a high quality of life for every citizen.” This powerful slogan encapsulates a community-focused, service-minded law enforcement agency found deep in the heart of Forsyth County. “We stay involved because of the athletes,” explains Officer Claudia Morgan, co-director of the North Carolina Law […]

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