Thursday, December 18, 2014


Sgt. Scott Hupp was recently diagnosed with cancer. His coworkers from the Elkhart Police Department share a laugh with Hupp as he gets his head shaved just like about 40 of his friends had done to show their support Friday morning at the Fraternal Order of Police in Elkhart. (Truth Photo By Mark Shephard) (Mark Shephard)

Sgt. Scott Hupp was recently diagnosed with cancer. About 40 of his coworkers and friends from the Elkhart Police Department had their heads shaved to show their support Friday morning at the Fraternal Order of Police in Elkhart. (Truth Photo By Mark Shephard) (Mark Shephard)

Sgt. Scott Hupp was recently diagnosed with cancer. About 40 of his coworkers and friends from the Elkhart Police Department had their heads shaved to show their support Friday morning at the Fraternal Order of Police in Elkhart. At left, Mindy Centz of Divine in Nappanee shaves Corp. Chris Bella's head, and Michelle Skipper of the Beauty Shoppe in Elkhart shaves Patrolman Brian LaBelle's head. (Truth Photo By Mark Shephard) (Mark Shephard)

Sgt. Scott Hupp was recently diagnosed with cancer, and his friends have come together to show their support. Hupp, right, and about 40 of his coworkers and friends from the Elkhart Police Department had their heads shaved together Friday morning at the Fraternal Order of Police in Elkhart. (Truth Photo By Mark Shephard) (Mark Shephard)

Sgt. Scott Hupp was recently diagnosed with cancer, and his friends have come together to show their support. Hupp and about 40 of his coworkers and friends from the Elkhart Police Department had their heads shaved together Friday morning at the Fraternal Order of Police in Elkhart. (Truth Photo By Mark Shephard) (Mark Shephard)

Sgt. Scott Hupp was recently diagnosed with cancer, and his friends have come together to show their support. Hupp and about 40 of his coworkers and friends from the Elkhart Police Department had their heads shaved together Friday morning at the Fraternal Order of Police in Elkhart. (Truth Photo By Mark Shephard) (Mark Shephard)
Supporters of Elkhart police officer diagnosed with cancer shave their heads

Posted on Jan. 26, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

ELKHART — About 40 coworkers and friends of Elkhart Police Department Sgt. Scott Hupp had their heads shaved to show their support Friday morning at the Fraternal Order of Police, Elkhart Lodge 52. Hupp was recently diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma, a form of cancer that is commonly pediatric and rarely found in adults. Members of the FOP will hold a benefit with the purpose of raising money for the Hupp family from 2 to 11 p.m. today at 1003 Industrial Parkway, Elkhart.