Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Thursday, October 11, 2012

Trunk or Treat and Tip-A-Cop benefit Special Olympics Idaho!

Friday, Oct. 12th & Saturday, Oct. 13th, Join Boise Police in a Halloween theme Benefit for Special Olympics!

Boise, Oct. 11, 2012 - Boise Police proudly support Special Olympics Idaho. Law enforcement officers have adopted Special Olympians as their "champions" with fundraising causes like the Law Enforcement Torch Run, the Penguin Plunge, and this time of year - Trunk or Treat, Tip-A-Cop and Cop on Top of a Donut Shop!  

Trunk or Treat: If the kids are itching to wear their Halloween costumes, join Boise Police for some early trick-or-treating from the trunk of a police car! Boise officers and other local police agencies will be at the event armed with lots of candy! Donations will be gratefully accepted benefitting Special Olympics Idaho.

   Where: Krispy Kreme, southwest corner of Eagle Rd. & Fairview Ave.KrispyKreme Logo

   When: Friday, Oct. 12

   Time: 6:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Tip-A-Cop: Officers will trade in their handcuffs for serving trays at both Boise Red Robin restaurants this Saturday. ALL the tips received by the officers go directly to benefit Idaho's Special Olympics athletes.

   Where: Both Boise Red Robin restaurants; 267 N. Milwaukee St. and 211 W. Parkcenter Bvld.

   When: Saturday, Oct 13

   Time: 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.  

Cop on Top of a Donut Shop: Help Law Enforcement get off the Krispy Kreme roof! This year a deputy from the Ada County Sheriff's Office, a Boise Firefighter and KQFC deejay Cory Mikhals are camping on the rooftop of Krispy Kreme until they raise at least $20,000 for Special Olympics Idaho! They need your help!

Donations can be made to:   Special Olympics ID LogoYou can help support Special Olympics by:

1.  Buy donuts at the Meridian Krispy Kreme between Oct 11th & Oct. 13th.
2.  Make lunch or dinner plans at Red Robin between Fri. Oct 12th and Sat. Oct 13th, and Tip a Cop!
4. Bring your children to the Trunk-or-Treat event on Fri., Oct. 12th from 6:30 to 9:00pm
5. Register to participate in the Fire Truck Pull for Sat., Oct. 13th

TipACop Flyer 2012

Special Olympics Idaho provides year-round sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.  By participating in sports, physical fitness and healthcare education programs, Special Olympics Idaho athletes increase self-confidence and social skills, improve physical and motor skills, and have better success in leading more productive and independent lives.  It is events like “Tip-A-Cop” that help us provide these programs at no cost to the athletes or their families.


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