It wasn’t an emergency or crime that brought Midland Police to Coffee Chaos on Thursday morning, but the chance to visit with community members.
Cabramatta held its inaugural Coffee with a Cop morning as part of the statewide rollout of the initiative, which was introduced by Fairfield local area command five years ago.
THERE were plenty of conversations happening at the annual Coffee with a Cop community event on February 23. Police and patrons came together at the Port City Bowling club to chew the fat and discuss matters in the community.
LISMORE police were out in force in the city’s CBD today executing an operation with a tasty twist.
“The strength of its success comes from it breaking down barriers,” Supt Lennon said. “We talk about everything, from international soccer through to teenage daughters not cleaning their room … we’re not talking to people, we’re talking with people.”
The dozen or so students who mingled with Grand Canyon University police officers during the recent Coffee with a Cop at Grand Canyon Beverage Company were clearly intrigued by their companions.
“I might become a police officer one day,” Holmes said later. “Because they get to wear cool gadgets, and they save the day like Batman.”
Norwalk Police officers had some special visitors at their weekly community outreach initiative Coffee with a Cop. Four students from High Road School made the walk Thursday morning from their North Avenue school to Family Diner on Main Street to interact with officers.
Starbucks says it will host 100 “Coffee With a Cop” events within the year, deepening its commitment to the events designed to foster conversations between community members and police.
To an iced mocha—with extra cream and chocolate syrup—and one of Casbah Coffee Company’s famed cinnamon rolls, resident Matthew Bryant added a side of conversation with Police Chief Tony Taylor.