BLACKTOWN is one of 12 hosts of the NSW Police Games taking place from March 16-31.
The games, which will also raise funds for the McGrath Foundation, were launched at the Sydney Police Centre in Surry Hills on Friday, March 14.
Events are also being held in Penrith, Camden, Liverpool, Yarramundi, South Maroota, Queenscliff, Hornsby, Wollongong and Wentworthville.
They include angling, aquathon, basketball, biathlon, clay target shooting, cycling, equestrian, a fun run/walk, golf, hockey, mountain bike racing, netball, open water swimming, Oz tag, paintball, pistol, rifle (small bore), sailing, soccer, softball, squash, surfing, Swimming (pool), table tennis, tenpin bowling, track and field and triathlon.
Detective Superintendent Luke Moore, chairman of the NSW Police Games, said they were all about fun, camaraderie and spirit.
It is open to all NSW Police Force employees (including Volunteers In Policing) and employees of government agencies with a law enforcement role including NSW Fire Brigade, ambulance, customs, corrections, APS, SES, the sheriff’s department, RFS and AFP, as well as Blacktown Council and Police Bank employees within NSW.
To donate go to: www.McGrathFoundation.gofundraise.com.au/page/nswpgames.
For more information on event venue visit www.nswpolicegames.com.au.