Coffee with a Cop sparks conversation about immigration

At Coffee with a Cop, immigration was a hot topic. Chief Pete Carey explains to citizens they’re not immigration officers, “To be available and let people know we are people to and that’s not our primary goal.”

Oxford Police Department connects with community at annual Coffee with a Cop

Fill-Up with Billups manager Claudia Billups said she was happy OPD reached out and grateful they wanted to host the event there. “It’s exciting to have the police officers host there event here,” Billups said. “This is the first time we’ve had the event at the restaurant, and I hope they host it here again next year because we love getting involved in the community.”


Aberdeen residents and police officers gathered Thursday morning to tackle community issues, all while enjoying a “cup of joe.” A group filled the Kimmel Bakery in Aberdeen for the towns second Coffee with a Cop.

New Bern Police share free coffee with citizens

“We’ve actually had some pretty positive interactions from people in the community,” said New Bern Police Department, Sgt. Shelton Brown, “They have come out and voiced some of their concerns and actually got some feedback on concerns they had voiced in the previous month and told us how appreciative they were when we addressed those concerns for them.”

45th’s Coffee with a Cop receives community praise

On the evening of Wednesday, January 24, the council held its first ‘Coffee With A Cop’ event at the Miles Coffee Bar on East Tremont Avenue. From girlscout troop leaders to businessmen and women, local volunteers, and everyday residents of the neighborhood, the coffee shop soon filled to max capacity with barely any room to walk around.

If you can’t beat them, join them

Police from Hervey Bay and the Crime Prevention Unit attended Zaraffas coffee shop on Thursday this week for the first of their Coffee with a Cop for 2018. Whilst the numbers were down from previous coffee with a cop events, this time two of the patrons were in fact New South Wales police officers.

Outreach is joint effort for local and federal cops

El Zarape was noisy and packed on Wednesday morning. Every one of the Nogales restaurant’s tables was surrounded by diners laughing and chatting over the first meal of the day, including a row of tables in the center of the room filled with uniformed law enforcement personnel sitting side-by-side with civilians.

Dozens turnout for Coffee with a Cop at Our Daily Bread

Coffee with a Cop was held at Our Daily Bread soup kitchen and the turnout was more than they anticipated. Residents took time to share their concerns about what is happening in their neighborhoods. Anything from traffic to the amount of officers out on patrol were on the list. Those attending say they were thankful officers cared enough to sit down with them and that as citizens they also have a responsibility to talk with the officers.