LA Special Olympics Torch Run

Officers carry the "Flame of Hope" in New Orleans-WVUE FOX 8
Officers carry the "Flame of Hope" in New Orleans-WVUE FOX 8

New Orleans, La. - Local officers carried the "Flame of Hope" for Special Olympic Louisiana through the streets of New Orleans.

The Orleans Criminal Sheriff's Office, NOPD, Tulane and Xavier University officers teamed up to participate in this year's Law Enforcement Torch Run.

The run is a series of torch relays across the state in advance of the Louisiana Special Olympics Summer Games beginning May 18th.

The Summer Games will be held on the campus of Southeastern LA University in Hammond.

For more information on the Law Enforcement Torch Run log on to www.laso.org