Participants in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Louisiana, held Friday, May 23 in Chalmette, line up on Jean Lafitte Parkway for the last leg of the run, where St. Bernard sheriff’s deputies and agents from Wildlife and Fisheries who began the run at the Parish Courthouse, are joined by a group from the ARC enter,
3710 Jean Lafitte, where local adults with intellectual disabilities receive support.

Law Enforcement Torch Run helps Special Olympics

St. Bernard Highway and Jean Lafitte Parkway in Chalmette came alive with spirit on Friday, May 23, during the St. Bernard leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Louisiana. About 30 deputies from the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office and agents from the state Wildlife and Fisheries Department participated in the run from the St. Bernard Courthouse, going west on St. Bernard Highway to Jean Lafitte  Parkway and north past Judge Perez Drive. There the group was joined by associates from the ARC Center at 3700 Jean Lafitte Parkway, which provides a support system for intellectually disabled adults from St. Bernard Parish, New Orleans and Plaquemines Parish.
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