MARYBOROUGH police were out in force at the markets – promoting positive interaction with the community.
One topic of discussion was home security. Champaign resident Lisa Pantaleo shares a tip police offered her about living on a ground floor level.
“This is kind of a broader initiative with our police department to make sure the community knows that we’re there. Not to just protect and serve but to be partners with them. They can tell us about their particular neighborhood and we can try and get our resources to help those individuals,” said Michael Marrero, Odessa City Manager.
In some parts of the country, tensions have been high across the country between law enforcement and the community. Here in the Valley, law enforcement is taking steps to get to know their community.
From questions about the use of deadly force to congratulations on a quick response time, Lake Jackson police gathered at Starbucks on Saturday morning to enjoy coffee and conversation with the public.
Mt. Juliet police officers caught on camera sledding during work hours are actually demonstrating an important part of the job, as the department considers winter weather an opportunity to interact with residents. A Facebook live video taken by Mt. Juliet police Capt. Tyler Chandler of Cpls. James Christensen and Jennings Taylor challenging a local youth to a sled competition Tuesday has been especially popular.
Windsor police officers took questions and heard concerns from dozens of people Thursday during their Coffee With a Cop outreach effort.
GLADSTONE Police officers yesterday came out in force for the town’s Coffee with a Cop event. Senior Constable Wendy Brooks said people flooded into Muffin Break on Goondoon St, at 9am – to the point where many were forced to line up outside the corner cafe.
Windsor police took a break from the daily grind to enjoy some coffee and talk to residents about issues in the city core this afternoon at “Coffee with a Cop.”
Starbucks at 3322 N. Glassford Hill Road had a “new employee” for an hour and a half on Tuesday, Jan. 9. Sgt. Jason Kaufman, of the Prescott Valley Police Department Support Services Section, assumed the role of barista at the drive-thru window from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., during the monthly Coffee With a Cop event.