The biannual sports event comes to Los Angeles this month and will welcome around 10,000 competitors from more than 70 countries.
Police and fire crews from around the world will take part in 60 different events over 10 days in an Olympic-style competition. Boxing, swimming, surfing, paintball and many track and field events all feature on the program.
There are more than 30 venues dotted around Southern California, so visitors to the region can watch whichever event is taking place closest to them. Organizers predict there will be around 100,000 spectators.
With so many different sports to watch, there is something for everyone. Southern California is already a popular area to visit and the games provide an extra reason to book a trip.
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