Cops compete at Western States Police and Fire Games

Police officers and firefighters from throughout the Western United States are competing at the Industry Hills Expo Center this week for the equestrian portion of the Western States Police and Fire Games.

Cops and firefighters will don western clothing and trade their squad cars and fire engines for horses as they compete in various equestrian events from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the center, 16200 Temple Temple Ave., Los Angeles County sheriff’s Sgt. Vicki Gregory.

Vendors will be on-site, and the snack bar will be open, officials said. The event is free to the public.

The event is part of the Western States Police and Fire Games, which is an Olympic-style competition for law enforcement and fire personnel. Most of the events this year are being hosted in Santa Clarita between June 13 and June 20.

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