Special Olympics

The Puyallup Police Department is a proud supporter of Special Olympics Washington. Throughout the year officers from the Puyallup Police Department volunteer their time and effort to many community events in support of Special Olympics athletes. See below to learn more about events in Puyallup to support Special Olympics
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Law Enforcement Torch Run


The Law Enforcement Torch Run is held in conjunction with the annual Special Olympics Summer Games. The Law Enforcement Torch Run engages law enforcement worldwide championing awareness of Special Olympics athletes in our community. 


Tip-A-Cop


Tip-A-Cop is an annual event in which law enforcement officers serve as guest waiters to collect tips at Red Robin restaurants in support of Special Olympics Washington. Tip-A-Cop generates community goodwill and raises public awareness for Special Olympics. The 2015 Tip-A-Cop event held in October brought officers together at two Red Robin locations and raises $6,461.03 for Special Olympics athletes in our community.