The Greenville Police Department is proud to support our community and local charitable organizations through participation in various outreach activities and fundraising.There are many ways in which we support the community, and many ways for the community to support us. If you want to make a donation for use by the Greenville Police Department, you may donate to the Greenville Police Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.
Learn about some of our activities to see how you can help support our interests in local charities and events:
Officers Lepak, Franco, Sample, Leewood, and Sergeant Irick declared the Special Olympics Basketball Invitational open on Feb 10, 2017.
Officers cheered on Special Olympics athletes from Hughes Academy.
The athletes at the 2017 Special Olympics Area 4 Basketball Invitiational were excited to meet Greenville police officers.
Officers cheered on the team at the Special Olympics basketball game in 2016.
Officers delivered meals to homebound residents as part of the Meals on Wheels program.
Greenville Police Department Events
Hero Day at West Greenville Community Center (Zone 1)
The Greenville Police Foundation and the Greenville Police Department hosted the first Hero Day at the West Greenville Community Center on April 22, 2017. Members from the Police Foundation and Police Department played kickball, tug-of-war, and soccer with kids, enjoyed a great cookout with community members, and had a great afternoon with our community!
Special Olympics South Carolina
Last year, 78 different law enforcement agencies in South Carolina raised $880,000 while increasing awareness for Special Olympics games and athletes. The Greenville Police Department participates in many events during the year to raise money for both the local and international organization.
Law Enforcement Torch Run is the law enforcement-led fundraising entity that supports Special Olympics, and represents our continued commitment to increase awareness, raise funds, and provide support for South Carolina's approximately 25,000 Special Olympics Athletes.
It is our hope that our community will help support our efforts through tax-deductible donations to this worthy cause.
2017 Upstate Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics
Greenville Police are joining with other Upstate law enforcement agencies to run to Columbia in the 2017 Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics on May 4-5, 2017. This 126-mile relay coincides with other relays from around the state and concludes on May 5th on the steps of the Statehouse in Columbia.
We have another friendly competition with the Greenville County Sheriff's Office to see which agency can raise more money to support Special Olympics! Support the GPD Torch Runners
Police Mountain Bike Challenge
Greenville police officers participated in the inaugural 2017 Police Mountain Bike Challenge to benefit Special Olympics South Carolina. The South Carolina National Guard Armory in Columbia, SC hosted the event on March 31, 2017, and the Greenville Police Department sent a team, sponsored by Carolina Triathlon, to compete with teams from North and South Carolina.
2017 Freezin’ for a Reason on Paris Mountain
GPD officers formed a team to take on the Paris Mountain Polar Plunge, on Feb. 25, 2017, in support of Special Olympics South Carolina. Each officer raised at least $250 for a team total of $3,730, and our team took home the award for Top Fundraising Team!
Thank you to our community, friends, and families for your support!
GPD officers won the award for the most money raised with $3,730 for Special Olympics!
GPD officers are in the lead to take the plunge!
GPD officers make a splash at the 2017 Paris Mountain Polar Plunge.
Officer League makes a hasty exit.
GPD officers were determined to be the last ones out of the water!
GPD officers are going under!
Officer Munoz says "Its too cold!"
Officers Prain, Gault, and Sanders get ready to launch Officer Callison into the air.
Officer Callison goes airborne!
High fives all around!
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