It's not too late to join the coolest event of the year! 9 cities across Kansas have agreed to host these annual fundraisers. To find one near you, visit! Challenge your friends and coworkers and create your team today!


Flash Dash

Dress up in your "flashy" running or walking gear! The brighter the better! Come to downtown Hays, KS on Saturday, March 7 to participate in the first annual Flash Dash! You can participate in either a timed 5K run or 1 mile walk. The event is hosted by the Ellis County Sheriff's Office and the Hays Police Department. Open to the public! Grab a friend and enjoy the fun! Download the flyerBe a Sponsoror Sign up today!


Heroes Pull

Join the Shawnee PD and Merriam PD on Sunday, March 15, 2015 as they host their annual Heroes Pull for Special Olympics Kansas! Get a team together and pull two different types of "Heroes" vehicles, a Police SWAT Lenco Bear and a Fire Truck! Fastest team to pull the vehicles wins! For more details about the event, check out our website at Or to register, click here!


Shoot Out Fundraiser

Johnson County Sheriff's Office is inviting all LEO's to participate in their fundraiser, the Shoot Out! The event will be held on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Millcreek Rifle Club (7215 Gardner Road, DeSoto, KS). Space is limited, so register early! You can register by downloading this form and mailing it to the address listed. If you would like to become a sponsor, please click here.


Crappie Fishing Tournament

Think spring and join us for a day at Clinton Lake! Our annual crappie fishing tournament is open for registration. You may do so by clicking here, completing the form and returning to the address on the form. The event will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Clinton Lake Boat Ramp #2. If your business would like to connect with all of our anglers, please check out our sponsorship form!


Golf Scramble for Special Olympics - Emporia

The Emporia area LETR members would like to invite everyone to their annual golf scramble for Special Olympics Kansas! The event will be held on Saturday, May 9th at the Emporia Municipal Golf Course. To register for the event or for more details, check out the event flyer.


Make History in the First Unified Relay Across America for Special Olympics

The Unified Relay Across America will be in Kansas on June 16th, 17th, 23rd and 24th.  You can make history by carrying the Flame of Hope. The Flame of Hope will be lit in Athens, Greece and travel to the United States.  This flame will be carried across our nation to all the way to Los Angeles, California to kick off the Special Olympics World Games. Run or bike the torch in a segment with your friends, sponsor the event or sponsor an athlete. Registration will open soon.

Also, we are looking for law enforcement officers and military personnel to help escort the "Flame of Hope" across the USA. If you are interested in serving in this position or would like more information, please check out the this letter from Mike Peretti, Chair of the Executive Council.


2016 Incentives Announced

Our 2016 incentive levels have been announced. Please click here to read about how your agency can earn credit to attend the 2016 Law Enforcement Torch Run International Conference!


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Announcing a New Mobile Site with RAZ Mobile

SOKS has a new mobile site which includes an easy, quick way to accept donations and will offer text updates. The site is through RAZ Mobile. To receive text updates: text “special” to (913)416-4776. Visit our mobile site at or scan:



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