Cops hop on rooftops to benefit Special Olympics

What are cops doing on the roofs of Dunkin’ Donuts all over the country Friday?!

Well, turns out they are teaming up with the baked goods and coffee chain to benefit the Special Olympics.

The hashtag #CopOnARooftop is trending on various social media sites around the country.

Local and PA state police are posted up on the roof in Murrysville to support the cause.

Officers from the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Mt. Lebanon, Carlow University, Point Park, Fayette County, Cranberry Township, the Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office, and the Butler County Sheriff’s Office will also be hopping up on some Dunkin’ rooftops today.

Check out this heartwarming video from The Special Olympics of Illinois about the Cop on a Rooftop event.


According to the Special Olympics, “…each customer that visits a Cop on a Rooftop location on May 19th and makes a donation to the Torch Run will receive a free donut coupon. Patrons donating at least $10 will receive a Law Enforcement Torch Run travel mug (while supplies last) and a coupon for free medium coffee.

Participating Dunkin’ Donuts locations in PA include:

—> Curry Hollow, 360 Curry Hollow Rd, Pleasant Hills, PA 15236

—> Market Square, 28 Market Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

—> Cranberry, 20411 US-19 Unit 1, Cranberry Twp, PA 16066

—> Murrysville, 3980 William Penn Hwy, Murrysville, PA 15668

—> Moon, 830 Beaver Grade Rd., Coraopolis, PA 15108

—> Butler Crossing, 540 Butler Crossing, Suite 8, Butler, PA 16001

—> Uniontown, 299 McClellandtown Rd., Uniontown, PA 15401

—> Mt. Lebanon, 1541 Washington Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15228

The event is going on until 2 p.m. Friday.