Police Ran Torch Relay to Jemez Springs

Los Alamos Police officers ran from the back gate to Jemez Springs Thursday for the 2012 Special Olympics Torch Relay. Local police officers and firefighters participate in the annual event as part of the fund raising efforts that they do for the Special Olympics. Lt. Jason Wardlow Herrera runs with the torch and prepares to hand it off to another officer at this juncture. Photo by N.S. Mills

Los Alamos Police Chief Wayne Torpy takes his turn in the torch relay to raise money for the Special Olympics. Photo by N.S. Mills

A small caravan follows the runners as they head for Jemez Springs. Photo by N.S. Mills

Los Alamos Police Det. Sgt. Oliver Morris sprints along the highway carrying the torch to help support Special Olympics. Photo by N.S. Mills

The runners head past the Valle Caldera Thursday on their way to Jemez Springs. Photo by N.S. Mills

Los Alamos Police Lt. Preston Ballew listens to music as he jogs along the highway. Photo by N.S. Mills

The women, men and children who make up the Los Alamos Police Department family. Photo by N.S. Mills

Photo by N.S. Mills

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