Cop on a Rooftop {2016}

Every year, my family hears about Cop on Top (of Dunkin Donuts) to support the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics and last year we happened to stumble upon the officers in Lindenhurst.  I’m a (very) proud sister of a law enforcement officer, so it is really exciting for my crew to see these heroes on top of mommy’s coffee shop, er…. Dunkin’ Donuts!

Cop on a rooftop
© M. Haak | Little Lake | 2016

On Friday, May 20, 2016 cops will be on Dunkin’ Dontus rooftops around Lake County raising funds for the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.  This year marks the 14th anniversary of this fundraiser where you may find cops playing games for your donations (last year some departments dropped donut holes from the rooftop into the mouths of officers on the ground).   Customers who make a donation to the Torch Run will receive a coupon for a free donut.  If you donate at least $10, you will receive a Torch Run/Dunkin’ Donuts stainless steel coffee mug and coupon for a free coffee while supplies last.  More Torch Run merchandise will be available at locations around Lake County.

100% of all donations benefit the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois

cop on top
© A. Chase | Little Lake | 2016

Participating Lake County departments:

  • Highland Park Police Department, volunteers and Special Olympians will be at the Dunkin’ Donuts at 1990 Skokie Valley Road from 5:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Round Lake Police Department will be at the Dunkin’ Donuts at 280 S US Hwy 120 in Volo from 5:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Vernon Hill Police Department will be on top of the Dunkin’ Donuts at the Hawthorn Hills Shopping Center (Rte. 21 & 60) from 5:00-9:00 a.m.
  • Waukegan Police Department will be at the Dunkin’ Donuts at 21 South Greenbay Road from 5:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Wheeling Police Department
  • Zion Police Department will be at the Dunkin’ Donuts at 2102 Sheridan Road from 5:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Participating Dunkin’ Donut Locations in Lake County:

  • 442 Orchard St., Antioch
  • 475 E. Route 173, Antioch
  • 1169 N. Old Mchenry Rd., Buffalo Grove
  • 1697 Weiland Rd., Buffalo Grove
  • 245 Mchenry Rd., Buffalo Grove
  • 499 Lake Cook Rd., Deerfield
  • 5 E. Grand Ave., Fox Lake
  • 5414 Grand Ave., Gurnee
  • 1990 Skokie Valley Rd., Highland Park
  • 3092 N Skokie Highway, Lake Bluff
  • 707 Rockland Rd., Lake Bluff
  • 13783 W Oasis Service Rd., Lake Forest
  • 620 N Western Ave., Lake Forest
  • 485 South Rand Rd., Lake Zurich
  • 1179 W. Park Ave., Libertyville
  • 119 N Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville
  • 210 Peterson Rd., Libertyville
  • 435 Milwaukee Ave., Lincolnshire
  • 3200 W. Sand Lake Rd., Lindenhurst
  • 346 N. Lake St., Mundelein
  • 700 E. US Highway 45, Mundelein
  • 722 S. Rt. 83, Mundelein
  • 2829 22nd St., North Chicago
  • 2592 N. Il Route 83 #2596, Round Lake Beach
  • 369 E. Rollins Rd., Round Lake Beach
  • 34484 N. US Highway 45, Third Lake
  • 700 N. Milwaukee Ave., Vernon Hills
  • 280 S. US Highway 12, Volo
  • 16145 W. Highway 173, Wadsworth
  • 39090 N. US Highway 41, Wadsworth
  • 1609 Grand Ave., Waukegan
  • 1800 N. Lewis Ave, Waukegan
  • 21 S. Greenbay Rd., Waukegan
  • 2900 Belvidere Rd., Waukegan
  • 3925 Fountain Square Place , Waukegan
  • 2101 Sheridan Rd., Zion
  • 4551 Illinois Route 173, Zion

Have you seen a Cop on a Rooftop in Lake County? Tell us where in the comments section.

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Alli is a boldly authentic mom to three- because who has time to fake it? She enjoys almost all things that moms get to do and strives to find joy in every day. Along with her supportive husband, Alli can be seen (or heard) around Lake County chasing runaway children, eating ice cream and holding someone's hand.

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