TPD officer medals in World Police and Fire Games in Ireland
TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - An officer with the Tucson Police Department represented Tucson in the World Police and Fire Games in Ireland this year, earning two medals.
Vince Valenzuela posted his fastest 5K time in 8 years to earn a bronze medal in Belfast, Ireland. He was there to represent TPD, the Tucson Police Officer's Association and the TPD Running Club.
Thirty minutes after earning a bronze medal, he finished 5th in the 1500 meter race.
On Tuesday, he competed a third time in the cross country 5K and took home a silver medal.
Valenzuela is 32-years-old and has been with the Tucson Police Department for six years.