The Southern California Law Enforcement Torch Run involves more than 3500 officers who proudly carry the Special Olympics Torch over 1,500 miles and through more than 200 communities. The mission of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics is to raise funds for and awareness of the Special Olympics movement worldwide.
Law enforcement officers from every state and more than 30 countries carry the Flame of Hope in honor of the Special Olympics athletes in their area and around the world. The Rialto Police Department participates by carrying the torch through a section of Western San Bernardino.
The Torch Run is the largest grassroots fundraising event for Special Olympics.