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Media advisory,
Saturday, January 21, 2017, 11:30 a.m.,
Woodbine Beach, 1675 Lake Shore Boulevard East,
Toronto Police Service participates in Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

Broadcast time: 15:48
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Corporate Communications

On Saturday, January 21, 2017, at 11:30 a.m., members of the Toronto Police Service will participate in their first Polar Plunge in support of Special Olympics Ontario.

Joined by other police services, law enforcement partners, members of the public and athletes from the Special Olympics, members of the Service will take the plunge at Woodbine Beach, at 1675 Lake Shore Boulevard East.

As supporters of the Special Olympics for the last 30 years as original organizers and participants in the Law Enforcement Torch Run, the Polar Plunge is the next fundraising step for the Toronto Police Service family.

Check-in for participants will be at 10 a.m., with opening ceremonies, including remarks from Chief Mark Saunders, starting at 11:30 a.m. The plunge takes place at noon.

To register for the plunge and start your own personal fundraising, please click here.

For more information, please contact Sergeant Michael Puterbaugh at 416-808-5387 or

Please download the Toronto Police Service Mobile App for iOS or Android.

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Meaghan Gray, Corporate Communications, for Sergeant Michael Puterbaugh, 53 Division