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DPS cooks up BBQ to benefit Special Olympics Arizona

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PHOENIX -

Officers with the Arizona Department of Public Safety are cooking up a delicious barbeque lunch to benefit some special athletes on Thursday.

DPS is holding its 14th Arizona Department of Public Safety Barbeque for Champions to raise money for Special Olympics Arizona.

Last year, DPS employees raised over $19,000.

Officers will display specialty units, equipment and vehicles from the DPS bomb squad, vehicles from the S.W.A.T team, the K-9 unit, the DPS motorcycle unit, the Air Rescue Helicopter, Haz-Mat Team and vintage DPS patrol vehicles.

The annual barbeque is the agency's largest fundraising event of the year.

Lunch is $10 and raffle tickets are $2 each. The tickets will give you a chance to win over $20,000 worth of raffle prizes.

DPS Special Olympics Barbeque
April 11, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
DPS Headquarters
2012 W. Encanto Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85009

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