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Annual Red Robin Tip A Cop Day

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Yakima, WASH.--Members of the Yakima Police Department spent the day taking peoples orders and serving food.

Saturday was the annual Red Robin Tip a cop day, benefiting the Special Olympics.

Police said they always enjoy the event, and usually raise around $3,000.

Special Olympics Washington provides sports training and competitions for people with intellectual disabilities.

"The funds that we raise today, that come in a special tip a cop tip envelope goes right to the Yakima County athletes," said Lieutenant Mike Merryman. "We take care of over 800 athletes here."

The fundraiser started at noon and goes until 8 p.m.

The goal for this year's event is to raise more than $150,000 statewide.

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