‘Friendly competition’: Cayuga County law enforcement raises money for Special Olympics

For the past seven years, local law enforcement officers have gathered at Dunkin’ Donuts shops in Auburn to collect donations for the Special Olympics. But this year, it turned into a friendly competition to see which agency could raise the most money and come out as the cops on top.

Early Friday morning, the Auburn Police Department patrolled the Dunkin’ Donuts on Grant Avenue while the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office and Auburn Correctional Facility were stationed at the shop on Genesee Street.

Armed with buckets and coupons for a free doughnut, the officers asked customers to consider making a donation to support the Special Olympics, a nonprofit organization that provides year-round athletic training and competitions for children and adults with special needs.

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