Local police departments give back for Special Olympics

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – Thursday evening local law enforcement served their community at Texas Roadhouse in Terre Haute.

The Vigo County Sheriff’s Department along with other agencies held the “Tip a Cop” event at Texas Roadhouse.

Any officers that participated donated the tips collected to Special Olympics Indiana.

They didn’t just serve guests, they also held demonstrations from the drone team, the K-9 team, and the emergency response team.

Chief Deputy John Moats, from the Vigo County Sheriff’s Department said, “It’s a lot of fun. We actually get to interact with everybody on a different basis. They get to joke with us, we get to joke with them but also knowing we’re supporting a great cause.”

The event ran from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m.

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