Written By: Prince William County Police Department
Prince William County, VA… The 2022 Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Virginia was a success, with Team PWCPD raising $85,000 for the athletes of Special Olympics Virginia. The event was Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022, at Leesylvania State Park in Woodbridge.
The Prince William County Police Department thanks the community for its support in raising money for Special Olympics Virginia, including participating on Polar Plunge teams.
Besides the Prince William County Police, many law enforcement agencies participated this year including the Prince William County Sheriff’s Office, Manassas Police, Manassas Park Police, Haymarket Police, Fairfax County Police, Stafford County Sheriff’s Office, Arlington County Police, Warrenton Police, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police, the Virginia Department of Corrections and the Leesylvania State Park Rangers!
Additionally, the Department extends grateful thanks to the sponsors and vendors of this year’s Polar Plunge: Alamo Drafthouse, Autobahn Indoor Speedway and Events, Buffalo Wild Wings, Carhartt, Domino’s Pizza, Elite Shooting Sports, the Fraternal Order of Police – Battlefield Lodge #43, Lustine Toyota Woodbridge, Olympia Moving, the PWCPD Police Association, Rosie’s Gaming Emporium, Youth for Tomorrow and Wawa Convenience Store. Team PWCPD would also like to thank all the Department members and County residents who donated to the Polar Plunge.
Money raised during the Polar Plunge benefits Special Olympics, an organization which is supported by law enforcement officers throughout the United States and in 45 countries.