Greater Danbury area police departments participated in the Special Olympics of Connecticut Torch Run on Friday. New Milford Police ran a 6 mile route to pass the torch to Brookfield officers. New Milford Police were able to raise $5,200 for Special Olympics. The entire New Milford High School student body supported the effort by cheering on officers and Special Olympians. Chief Shawn Boyne said Officer Novak's commitment to support Special Olympics with the Torch Run is commendable. Boyne called it a great cause and said his job to see it is successful is not an easy one.