Meet Chris Moore (LETR)

Meet Lieutenant Chris Moore with the Pittsburg Police Department!!

Chris started his Law Enforcement career in 2005. His involvement with the Law Enforcement Torch Run began in 2006. Chris serves as the rank of Lieutenant for the Pittsburg Kansas Police Department.

Chris says LETR is “one of the best organizations around.” He loves being able the help the athletes of Special Olympics Kansas and enjoys the lifelong friendships with the athletes and the members of Law Enforcement from around the world all with a common goal of raising awareness and funds for the athletes!

He says “Becoming a part of LETR has been one of the best decisions I have ever made, I didn’t know how much it would change my life and make me a better person, better father, husband and better Police Officer.”

Chris has many great memories of LETR, and highlights the time spent with the athletes and having the “privilege to hand out medals to them” and says “no matter what kind of day he is having, spending time with the athletes is the best part of it!”

Chris represented the Pittsburg Police Department and Kansas LETR in the 2014 Final Leg held in New Jersey and says it was an “amazing experience” where he met members of Law Enforcement from around the United States and is still friends with them today. “It’s amazing to be able to pick up the phone and get help from Law Enforcement all over.”

Chris has also represented Kansas LETR at the international conference since 2009. He enjoys connecting with old friends and making new ones, while also seeing the accomplishments from the athletes! He also has served many roles on the Kansas LETR Executive Council. He recently just finished his 2nd term as the State Director and currently serves as the Past State Director.

When Chris is not working or participating in LETR events, he enjoys riding motorcycles, watching his kids play sports and spending time at the Lake of the Ozarks.

We would like to thank Chris for all he has done and continues to do for Special Olympics Kansas and the Law Enforcement Torch Run!