Special Olympics British Columbia British Columbia

Meet a Law Enforcement Torch Run volunteer: Rick Lucy

28 January 2011

Rick Lucy has worn a number of hats in his support of Special Olympics BC, beginning with his more than 20 years of involvement with the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. He is a member of the Law Enforcement Torch Run Council, and he also serves on the Board of Directors of Special Olympics BC.

In July 2009, he chaired the Games Organizing Committee for the Special Olympics BC and Yukon Provincial Summer Games held in Abbotsford. One year later, he joined Team BC as a Mission Staff member for the 2010 Special Olympics Canada Summer Games in London, Ontario. 

Beginning in November 2010, Rick assumed the role of Provincial Chair of the Law Enforcement Torch Run. He will also be attending the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens, Greece, as an assistant coach with Team Canada’s soccer squad.

Rick is in his 29th year of policing, and is the Deputy Chief Constable of the Operations Division of the Abbotsford Police Department. He has worked a wide variety of administrative and operational policing assignments. He enjoys athletics and is, or has been, involved with coaching a variety of minor sports including lacrosse, basketball and hockey. He has lived in the Lower Mainland his entire life, including the past 25 years in Abbotsford.

Rick Lucy keeping the flame alive in the Law Enforcement Torch Run.

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