Virginia Law Enforcement Torch Run Region 4: Southside

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Benefiting Special Olympics Virginia

Each summer, law enforcement officials from across Virginia carry the Flame of Hope on a 1,900 journey to the Special Olympics Virginia Summer Games Opening Ceremony in Richmond. This   8-day Torch Run involves more than 2,000 law enforcement officers and personnel representing more than 200 law enforcement agencies across Virginia.

Southside Virginia’s (Region 4) Torch Run Routes are in Emporia, Prince George, Ft. Lee, Petersburg, and Colonial Heights and take place over several days during the week of June 5th.

For more information about this route click here.

For more information about the Virginia Torch Run, visit

Law Enforcement agencies located in the following jurisdictions participate in the Region 4 Torch Run:

  • Brunswick County
  • Colonial Heights
  • Dinwiddie County
  • Emporia
  • Franklin County
  • Greensville County
  • Hopewell
  • Lunenburg County
  • Nottoway County
  • Petersburg
  • Prince George County
  • Southampton County
  • Surry County
  • Sussex County