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‘Freezin for a reason’:Worcester police raise thousands to benefit Special Olympics in polar plunge

WORCESTER, Mass. — Police in Worcester headed to the aptly-named Polar Park Friday to take part in their annual polar plunge all for a good cause.

The event at the home of the Woo Sox is a partnership between Special Olympics Massachusetts and the Worcester Police Department, aiming to raise money for Special Olympics programs.

Worcester police tweeted about the event, reporting $27,000 raised for Special Olympics Massachusetts.

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