Torch Run Highlights
Enjoy some highlights of the Law Enforcement Torch Run movement.
Torch Run Highlights
Knoxville Police Officer Selected to Represent Special Olympics Tennessee in Law Enforcement Torch Run Final Leg in Berlin for 2023 World Games
Officer Dean Ray has served with the Knoxville Police Department for over 25 years
Top Fundraising Departments for 2022
|Clarksville Police Department|
|Brentwood Police Department|
|Metro Nashville Police Department|
|Chattanooga Police Department|
|Johnson City Police Department|
|East Ridge Police Department|
|Rutherford County Sheriff's Office|
|Cleveland Police Department|
|Murfreesboro Police Department|
|Tennessee Highway Patrol|
|Manchester Police Department|
|Austin Peay Police Department|
|Tennessee Department of Corrections|
|Knoxville Police Department|
Award of Excellence
Law Enforcement Torch Run Tennessee was awarded the Sapphire Award of Excellence in fundraising for 2021
Highlights Through The Years
We were challenged by Retired Metro Nashville Chief Joe Casey to do a statewide Torch Run. Thanks in huge part to Chief “Yogi” from Manchester, 75 Law Enforcement agencies and 300 officers were able to carry the Flame of Hope over 800 miles across the state of Tennessee!
- Recognized by the LETR International Executive Council for the 2020 Award of Excellence for largest percentage of growth and the Sapphire fundraising level
- The program also honored with nominees for the John Carion Unsung Hero Award and the LETR International Executive Council Athlete Award.
- Representatives from 6 different law enforcement agencies participated in the first Torch Run for the 2019 State Winter Games
- Members of the LETR TN movement played a intricate role in the 2019 Special Olympics North America Softball Championship and the 2019 Special Olympics North American Golf Championship
- First Athlete Ambassador was voted on the LETR TN State Council
- Battle of the Badges Division created for the Music City Blitz for all law enforcement, fire department and paramedics
- The LETR TN State Council was created.
- The International Law Enforcement Torch Run International Conference was held in Nashville at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center with over 1500 law enforcement officers in attendance.