Sheriff rappels off 16-story hotel to raise funds, awareness for Special Olympics Southern California


Orange County Sheriff Don Barnes seemingly will go to any length to bring awareness to a good cause. Even when the length is more than 200 feet straight down. Barnes recently partnered with OCSD’s Community Relations Manager, Gail Krause, to rappel side-by-side off the roof of the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Garden Grove from a height of 16 stories. Barnes and Krause were among several law enforcement and community members who performed the feat on Aug. 9 and 10 to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics Southern California, the signature charity supported by the OCSD. “The concept is to…

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