Coffee With a Cop brings in community

Even with a ceaseless downpour of rain, the Virginia Cook Activity Center was full of high spirits, productive conversation and hot coffee on Thursday morning.

HPD chief addresses community concerns during ‘Coffee With a Cop’

Community members had the opportunity to address questions and concerns directly with the head of the Huntington Police Department on Tuesday morning during “Coffee with a Cop” at Cicada Books & Coffee in the West End. As the recently sworn-in police chief of the Huntington Police Department, this was the first time Hank Dial had led “Coffee with a Cop” as chief, but not his first time speaking with the community in this type of forum.

Warner Robins Police Bonds with Local Community Members

Assistant Police Chief John Wagner says, “Obviously we can’t be everywhere at any given time so the public is our eyes as well so it gives them the chance to speak to us one on one again in a friendly setting where we sit and drink coffee and get a chance to get to know each other and put a name with a face.”

OCPD launches new “Cones With Cops” event

At a recent coffee with a cop event, a little girl raised the question, “What about kids? Kids don’t like coffee.” That question sparked the idea of “Cones with Cops”.

Coffee with a Cop, Moore Park

Today Bundaberg Police attended Moore Park Shopping Complex on Murdoch’s Road to meet with the locals and give them the opportunity to discuss policing, community safety and any issues they wanted to report.

Cup of coffee with a cop

A few dozen people attended the first Coffee with a Cop event in Marysville this week at The Creamery. Visitors spoke with police about traffic concerns, homelessness and drug addiction.

Community relaxed at coffee with a cop

“Some people don’t really want to come into a police station and if they see us at a job they don’t want to come over and interfere. “But if you’re at a cafe, people feel that they can come up and talk to you.”