Area police officers will be serving tables at Texas Roadhouse to raise money for Special Olympics.
The “Tip A Cop” event will have Springfield Police Department and Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop D officers working for tips on Thursday, November 14, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.. All tips given to the officers will be donated to Special Olympics as part of the Law Enforcement Torch Run campaign.
The LETR is a series of international relay runs involving almost 100,000 law enforcement officers, aimed to raise funds for Special Olympics and public awareness of the multiple sports where special needs children, men, and women can compete.
Missouri’s Torch Run was number 6 in the world for fund raising for Special Olympics.
Texas Roadhouse is located at 255 East Monastery Street in Springfield.