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Coffee with a Cop draws large crowd

reprinted from the Visalia Times   With temperatures in the triple digits, Visalia Police Department thought root beer floats would be a welcomed treat to escape the heat. The department held its summer installment of Coffee with a Cop Wednesday at the West Riggin Avenue A&W Restaurant. Coffee with a Cop is an opportunity for …

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Apopka clergy, police plan prayer for Dallas officers killed in attack

Dallas Police Chief David Brown collects himself while talking about Thursday night’s shooting during a news conference, Friday, July 8, 2016, in Dallas. (Mark Mulligan / Houston Chronicle) Bethany RodgersContact Reporter Apopka ministers encourage citizens to pray with city police for Dallas victims, community healing. Apopka law enforcement and community members on Saturday will gather …

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Middletown police chief: Dallas shootings impact local officers

Middletown Police Officer Earl Nelson (center) takes part in the discussion at the first of three dialogue series, “Hope Beyond Ferguson,” in 2015 at Miami University Middletown. At left is Middletown Police Officer Holly Owens and at right is Middletown Police Chief Rodney Muterspaw. Middletown Police Chief Rodney Muterspaw Middletown Police officer Earl Nelson takes …

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http://archive.wcsh6.com/video/5028262360001/1/VIDEO-Coffee-With-a-Cop-kickoff    

Local police: ‘We are there for our citizens’

http://www.publicopiniononline.com/story/news/2016/07/08/local-police-we-there-our-citizens/86867028/   (Photo: Markell DeLoatch, Public Opinion)     While a Dallas, Texas, police chief agonized over the death of five of his officers in a sniper attack this week, local police chiefs acknowledged that such shootings could occur anywhere, but said their officers will continue to do their jobs in the same way they …

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Pekin Police gives support to Dallas shooting victims

By Stevan Bennett Pekin Daily TimesPosted Jul. 9, 2016 @ 12:28 am As children playing cops vs. robbers, the mindset for the robbers is simple: “It’s us against the police.” In America today, this mindset has become far too real. In wake of the killing of five police officers in Dallas, Texas, on Thursday, the …

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