The annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics takes place this morning in the Greater Danbury area. There are several legs being run throughout the state and drivers are urged to use caution as police officers are escorted by local and state police vehicles.
The Law Enforcement Torch Run wraps up year long fundraising and awareness efforts by police of Special Olympics Connecticut.
In the Greater Danbury area, police will leave New Milford shortly before 8am from Town Hall. They will run down Route 202-Route 7 through Brookfield, continuing along Federal Road into Danbury, where the run will go through White, Main and South Streets into Bethel.
Route 302 into Newtown will be the next leg of the Torch Run.