Northwest Law Enforcement Torch Run Area

 

LETR Northwest (NW) Area Coordinator

SOLA Liaison

Chad Davis
Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office
(318) 773-2582
chad.davis@caddosheriff.org


Northwest Area (NW) Run Coordinator

Diana Sanchez
Shreveport Police Department
(318) 673-7262
Diana.Sanchez@shreveportla.gov 

Jordyn Barlow 
Director of Special Projects-West
(800)345-6644                                                                 
jbarlow@laso.org

 

 

North West Area Route

 

May 11, 2018

Caddo Parish, Shreveport

Check-in at: 7:30 AM

Run starts at: 8:00 AM

Media Run

Run Route:

  • Agencies on the East side of the Red River will meet at Bossier City Civic Center, Bossier City LA 71111.
  • They will light the Torch “Flame of Hope” and begin the run 3 miles:​​
    • West on POW-MIA Blvd toward Benton Rd.
    •  Right/North onto Benton Road.
    • Left/West onto E. Texas St./US -80
  • Agencies on the West side of the Red River will meet at Caddo Parish Correctional Center, 1101 Forum Drive, Shreveport LA 71107.

  • They will light the Torch “Flame of Hope” and begin the run 3 miles:

    • Southwest on Forum Dr. toward N. Hearne Ave.
    • Left/East onto N. Hearne Ave.
    • Right/South onto N. Market St.
  • The East Side and West Side agencies runners will unite at Texas St. & Market St. running both Torches into downtown Shreveport.

    • They will all run West on Texas St.
    • Left/South on Marshall St.
    • Right/West on Milam St.
    • Arrive at the Southside of Caddo Parish District Court 501 Texas St. Shreveport LA 71101
  • 9:00 AM: A ceremony will be held at Caddo Parish Dist. Court to include a joint proclamation from the Mayors of Shreveport and Bossier City.
  • 9:30 AM: Runners will leave Caddo Parish District Court and continue the run 12 miles:

    • West on Milam St.
    • Right/North onto Mc Neil St.
    • Right/East onto Texas St.
    • Right/South onto Market St.
    • Cross over onto Spring St. (Spring St. turns into Youree Drive) continue South on Youree Dr.
    • Arrive at the Relay Station, 10281 Hwy-1 South, Shreveport LA 71115
  • The run will end here for the day. We will have lunch for the runners and volunteers.


May 15, 2018

Caddo Parish, Shreveport

Check-in at: 6:30 AM

Run starts at: 7:00 AM

Run Route:​​

  • Start at the Relay Station, 10281 Hwy-1 South, Shreveport LA 71115

    • Runners will Head Southbound on Hwy-1 to the Natchitoches/Red River Parish Line, 44 miles.

    • Runners from the North West Area will pass the Torch (Flame of Hope) over to the Natchitoches/ Red River Parish Area at the Parish line.

    • The run will continue South on Hwy-1 into Natchitoches.
    • Once the Torch is in the city limits all runners join together to run to Northwestern State University, 3 miles.
  • Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s office will host a cookout for the runners and volunteers.

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