Somersworth cops serve coffee and good will

If you pulled into Aroma Joe’s on High Street in Somersworth between 7:30 and 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22, there was a good chance you were in for a big surprise. The police presence put smiles on the faces of many surprised drive-thru customers picking up their usual cup of morning Joe.

Coffee, cops and a connection or two during get-together

LARGE group of community members were at the Long Arm Cafe last Thursday morning for the Coffee with a Cop event. Around 10 police officers were in attendance from across the Chifley Local Area Command, which included the new officers attached to Oberon.

Organizers say Crestview’s “Coffee with a Cop” was a major success

The Crestview Police Department held their “Coffee with a Cop” event Wednesday at the Casbah Coffee Company in Crestview. The event is held every even-numbered month and serves as an opportunity to meet with the police chief and some of his officers in a casual, informal atmosphere.

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.”