MCSO & MCI Carry the Special Olympics Florida Torch
The Madison County Sheriff's Office and the Madison Correctional Institution participated in the 2014 Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Florida. The Law Enforcement Torch Run is the largest annual public relations and fund-raising event amongst Special Olympics Florida and Law Enforcement agencies. Statewide, the participating Sheriff's, Chiefs, Deputies, Officers, Special Agents, Correctional Officers, Probation and Parole Officers, Military Police and cadets from virtually every branch of federal, state, county and municipal law enforcement, represent a total of more than 300 different agencies.
For 30 years, the "Flame of Hope" has traversed Florida in an intrastate relay of simultaneous routes throughout the state to the opening ceremonies of Special Olympics Florida State Summer Games, held at Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports on May 16-17, 2014.