Cops "on a Rooftop" raise funds for Special Olympics


DECATUR, Ill. (WAND)- Police around Illinois are climbing to the rooftops of Dunkin’ Donuts locations Friday to raise money for Special Olympics.

The officers are taking part in the 15th annual Cop on a Rooftop event from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Visitors who donate to the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics will receive a coupon for a free donut, and those who donate $10 will receive a travel mug and a coupon for a free medium coffee, according to an event press release.

Local police plan to take part in the event at these locations:


  • 3016 N. Water St • Decatur
  • 1702 W. Evergreen Ave • Effingham
  • 1302 N. Prospect Ave • Champaign
  • 515 S. Neil St • Champaign
  • 102 Chatham Rd • Springfield

Organizers said last year’s event raised more than $670,000.

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