October 10, 2012 | Updated: January 29, 2019

By Ramonica Jones

If you have ever dreamt about having your local police officers wait on you, now is your chance! Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (Red Robin), Special Olympics and law enforcement officers in cities across the country will be serving guests at Red Robin® restaurants on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 to raise funds for Special Olympics Programs through in-restaurant Tip-A-Cop® events. At 380 Red Robin restaurants in 39 states, law enforcement officers will trade in their handcuffs and badges between 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and 4-8 p.m. to earn tips from restaurant guests to benefit their local Special Olympics Program.

Participating locations in the Greater Dallas and Greater Fort Worth areas are located at 1701 William D. Tate Avenue in Grapevine; 421 East Interstate 20 Highway in Arlington; 5731 Long Prairie Road in Flower Mound; 5031 N. Garland Avenue in Garland and 229 N. Highway 67 in Cedar Hill. 

Participating locations in the Greater Houston and Gulf Coast areas are located at 11200 Broadway Street, Suite 1500 in Pearland; 23318 Mercantile Parkway in Katy and 10465 Richmond Avenue in Houston.

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