Some Fort Morgan residents spent Wednesday morning sharing opinions with and asking questions to a group that many people try to avoid interacting with: area police officers.
The Monroe Police Department has joined the international Coffee With a Cop program, which aims to build bridges between officers and their communities.
The Tukwila Police Department’s new narcotics K-9, Apollo, has garnered national and international attention. Apollo, a pit bull, was abandoned as a puppy and sent to a shelter, where it was determined he was not adoptable because he had too much energy. Instead of euthanizing the dog, the shelter contacted a Washington state narcotics K-9 trainer to see if Apollo was a candidate for detection work.
My rides take me many places, including all over SoCal to some of the automotive hot-spots which include museums, car collections, car shows and cool secret locations. But the other day, I got to enjoy a drive down the highway to Caffe Luxxe in Malibu. A newcomer to the Bu, Caffe Luxxe wanted to show its appreciation for our small town by inviting Malibuites and guests for free coffee, representatives from the sheriff’s department to talk with, and cool cars to admire.
We all know the police officer’s creed: “to protect and serve.” Officers of the St. Albans Police Department (SAPD) provided a delicious spin on that creed Thursday morning, when they served free coffee — and, yes, donuts — in the Catalyst Coffee Bar, on North Main Street.
A lot of the time, Tyler said the questions he is asked are not even about his job, he is asked more about where he’s from or about his family. “You’re really sharing things that are, kind of, basic human interactions and recognizing that we’re not just officers,” Tyler said.
You’ve probably heard about the successful “Coffee With A Cop” program, a community-based initiative that helps local police mingle with the communities they serve in a friendly setting. But through a unique trial partnership with the Hudson School on Park Avenue, the Hoboken Police Department has taken the concept a step further: “Cocoa With A Cop.”
Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station Capt. Josh Thai visited Malibu’s new Caffe Luxxe Wednesday, June 7, for Coffee with a Cop. The Malibu Chamber of Commerce event served as an opportunity for Malibu residents to meet the new captain, as well as an opportunity to discuss public safety.
Coffee with a Cop makes its way to Tumon. Residents in the area as well as business owners were treated to McDonald’s coffee and conversation with a member of the Guam Police Department.
Inside the Starbucks on Roy Rogers Drive early Monday, five uniformed Sheriff’s deputies drank coffee alongside roughly a dozen residents, chatting away about issues close to the community.