Torch kicks off Special Olympics Delaware

The torch begins it journey with the first mile dedicated to Delaware State Trooper Cpl. Chris Shea who was tragically killed in the line of duty 10 years ago. Carrying the "Flame of Hope" are Shea family members (l-r) brother Andrew Shea, daughter Elizabeth Shea, widow Susan Shea and son Chris Shea Jr. BY STEVEN BILLUPS
June 11, 2014

The 28th Law Enforcement Torch Run kicked off the Annual Summer Games of Special Olympics Delaware June 4. Athletes, law enforcement officials and families gathered at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand to participate in sending the "Flame of Hope" on its three day journey to the Summer Games at the Bob Carpenter Center in Newark. Over 500 Delaware law enforcement personnel will run the torch the entire length of the state. Delaware law enforcement has raised over $500,000 for Special Olympics Delaware.