Law Enforcement Torch Run Underway file photo from the Law Enforcement Torch Run during the Windsor leg of the event in 2012.

Police services across Essex County are running to promote the Special Olympics.

The Ontario Provincial Police, along with officers from Windsor, LaSalle and Amherstburg are joining participants from the Canadian Border Services Agency and the Ministry of Transportation. Several classes of school children from Leamington, Kingsville and Essex are also joining them along the route.

The Law Enforcement Torch Run began in Tecumseh at 8am this morning and is travelling to Lakeshore, Leamington, Kingsville, Essex, LaSalle and Amherstburg.

The event will end along the riverfront in Windsor.