Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Thursday, October 10, 2013

Three ways you can help Boise Police and Fire raise funds for Special Olympics this weekend!

You can help make a difference for Special Athletes this weekend by helping Boise Police Officers and Boise Firefighters at these three fun events to benefit Special Olympics!




TrunkOrTreatFlyer.jpgTrunk or Treat  - Friday October 11th 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Put on your best costume and bring your entire family of ghosts and goblins to Trunk or Treat at Krispy Kreme on Fairview and Eagle. This event is a fun and safe trick-or-treating opportunity for kids of all ages. The treats are handed out of the back of police cars. The Boise Police Bomb Squad and other local emergency vehicles will be there to take part in the fun. There will also be a Cop on Top of Doughnut Shop event happening at the same time. Live music will be provided for your entertainment and the Boise Police pink ribbon patrol car will be there to show support. The event is free to attend with all money raised going to Special Olympics. 



Special Olympics Fire Truck Pull Event - Saturday October 12th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Take up a real challenge and pit your muscle against Boise Fire apparatus in a tug of war at the Krispy Kreme 1515 North Eagle Road. Gather a team of your freinds and take this challenge on as a group! Registration can be done online at Check-in begins at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday. The first fire truck pull starts at 10:00 a.m. 



Tip a Cop at Red Robbin - All day Saturday October 12th 

Law enforcement officers from local agencies will spend the day at Red Robin restaurants serving food to patrons to raise money for Special Olympics. All fo the "special tips" collected in envelopes during your meal will be sent directly to Special Olympics to help athletes. The Boise Police pink ribbon patrol car will be at the Milwaukee and Park Center Red Robins all day Saturday to show support. 


About Special Olympics Idaho

Special Olympics Idaho serves more than 2,700 children and adults with intellectual disabilities across the state.  The non-profit provides sports training and competition year-round to athletes as young as 2 years old and as old as 90 years of age.  For more information about Special Olympics Idaho, please visit