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State Police Teams With Bridgeport Sound Tigers To Help Special Olympics

Members of Troop G turned out with police dogs, and equipment for hockey fans to check out before a benefit game to support Special Olympics. Photo Credit: Connecticut State Police/Facebook
Troop G in Bridgeport teamed up with the Special Olympics to raise funds during a game between the Bridgeport Sound Tigers and the Albany Devils. Photo Credit: Connecticut State Police/Facebook

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Connecticut State Police from Troop G in Bridgeport and the Special Olympics teamed up to raise funds for the organization when the Bridgeport Sound Tigers took on the Albany Devils during a special game on Sunday, March 20.

Thousands of fans turned out for the event that offered special $20 tickets. The Sound Tigers didn't disappoint, beating the Devils 4 to 2.

Debbie Horne, director of Communications and Marketing for the Special Olympics, said $396 in ticket sales and donations were raised during the game.

In addition the game, State Police equipment and vehicles also were also on display.

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