Brookfield Police Officers will participate tomorrow in the annual Connecticut Law Enforcement Torch Run in support of Special Olympics Connecticut. Drivers are asked to use caution on the roadways and to expect slow moving traffic on Federal Road beginning around 8:30am.
The officers will be receiving the torch from New Milford Police at Faith Church. From there, they will be running the torch south on Federal Road and handing the torch to the Danbury Police Department. Danbury PD will be running it to the Bethel town line.
The Ridgefield Police will also be participating in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics of Connecticut tomorrow. Officers from Wilton and Redding Police Departments, the Bridgeport Department of Corrections and some Special Olympians will participate in this leg of the run. After carrying the torch through 2.3 miles of Ridgefield, the Ridgefield Police officers will finish the remaining 1.8 miles in Wilton.
Drivers are cautioned to possible slow moving traffic and urged to pay extra attention to the runners and use caution.