SOMERSET — Chief George McNeil is pleased to share that the Somerset Police Department will join police departments across Bristol County this Saturday for the Law Enforcement Torch Run, forming a Cruiser Convoy that will ride together to the Special Olympics Massachusetts Summer Games.
Saturday, June 13 at 10 a.m.
Members of the media interested in interviewing participants or observing the convoy’s departure may do so by showing up at any of the following locations prior to the scheduled departure time.
- Staging will begin at UMass Dartmouth Lot 15 at 9:30 a.m.
- The parade location will be at UMass Dartmouth Lot 13 at 10 a.m.
The parade will travel around the ring of the campus.
More than 30 cruisers and 10 motorcycles from 15 Bristol County cities and towns will participate in the convoy.
Police Departments from across Bristol County will join forces for the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run Cruiser Convoy, which will rally around the athletes participating in the Special Olympics of Massachusetts Summer Games.
With lights and sirens activated as they drive through Umass Dartmouth, law enforcement officers will draw attention to the excitement of the games before spending time with the athletes and their families, congratulating them for their accomplishments at the games.
“As the President of Bristol Chiefs it’s a privilege of mine to have the opportunity to organize and attend the 2020 Cruiser Convoy in support of the Special Olympics,” said Chief McNeil. “I’m extremely pleased that even during these unprecedented times we still have the opportunity to support such a worthy cause. We are all eagerly awaiting this fun day that allows us to bring smiles to the participating athletes and their families.”
For more information on the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Massachusetts, click here.
To RSVP or donate to the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run Cruiser Convoy contact [email protected] or 203-623-7997.