Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Cop On A Doughnut Shop

Cop On A Doughnut Shop

UPDATE: Officers and volunteers raised more than $14,000.00 during the Cop On A Donut Shop event this year. Officer Tim Boudoin says officers delivered more than 200 dozen donuts to charitable citizens durring the event. A special thank you to all those who helped to make this wonderful fund raiser happen.

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Original Release:

Boise, April 11, 2007 – This year's Cop-on-Top event promises to be bigger than ever! Once again Boise Police Officer Tim Beaudoin, Firefighter Lance Sellers, and KQFC Radio DJ Cory Mikhals will be camped on top of the Krispy Kreme Donut Shop  at 1525 North Eagle Road to raise awareness and money for the athletes of the Idaho Special Olympics.

The three amigos will spend three days camping out on the doughnut shop while other events on the ground support their efforts!

This year's events last from Thursday at 6:00 AM to Saturday evening. All officers are volunteering their time for Special Olympics!

 

This year's events include:

Thursday 6:00 AM: Cheer on the three amigos as they ascend to the rooftop with the help of Meridian Fire Department

Thursday 6:30 AM -10:00 AM: The Giant Doughnut Delivery starts! Officers in uniform will deliver your doughnuts by the dozen.

Friday 6:30 AM - 10:00 AM: The doughnut delivery continues for the second day.

Friday: Tip-A-Cop at Red Robin. Officers will trade their handcuffs for menus and wait on tables for tips benefiting Special Olympics.

Saturday 12:00 Noon: Riders will parade from the Town Square Mall to Krispy Kreme for a motorcycle show.

Saturday 12:00 Noon: Police and Firefighters will take on the public in a friendly competition "Copstacle" course at Krispy Kreme just for fun!

Saturday: Tip-A-Cop at Red Robin continues. Officers will trade their handcuffs for menus and wait on tables for tips benefiting Special Olympics.

 

To coordinate media coverage of any of the following events, please contact Deputy Chief. Jim Kerns with Boise PD, 850-5211, or Tam Baker with Special Olympics, 724-2106.

You can contact Officer Tim Beaudoin at his direct line, 703-1509. He will be happy to do interviews, and will also be taking pledges at this number.

 

Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information