Cookies with a Cop

Community outreach is an important part of the Walterboro Police Department’s mission and goal to serve the community. One of the ways that the Walterboro Police Department reaches this goal is to implement new programs that increase the interaction between the community and the police department.

Police and citizens break down barriers over coffee

Stetzer said the department enjoys doing events like this and is excited for more this year. “It’s why I joined the force,” Stetzer said. “I like bringing the community together.”

Coffee with a Cop held at Forrest General Hospital

“Anytime we can do something for the public and connect with them is a good thing,” Parker said “The community are our eyes and ears and they’re the ones that help us do our jobs, so anytime we can connect with them and talk to them is always a good thing.”

Moline residents have ‘Coffee with a Cop’

“This is 80 percent of our job anyhow, sitting down and talking to people and it’s nice to be able to do that in a context where they didn’t call because of an emergency,” said Jeremy Weeks Moline police sergeant. “It’s nice to be able to sit down and talk to people in a more relaxed environment where they can ask us questions and we can give them good thoughtful answers.”

Another successful Coffee With A Cop in Yakima

Chief of Police Dominic Rizzi says the department actually has over 30 different types of community outreach. Officers try to host an event once a month and try to get as many different neighborhoods around Yakima involved as possible.

VPD takes ‘Coffee with the Cops’ to Vallejo Deaf Church

Admittedly blind to the building, Garrick said the Vallejo Police Department as an agency has been equally short-sighted to the complaints, concerns and needs of this silent community. Garrick said Sunday’s two-hour “Coffee with the Cops” at the 20-year church will help prevent further concerns from the hearing impaired from falling on deaf ears.

Coffee with cops

After getting an invite from local baristas, the Placer County Sheriffs Office stopped by Starbucks to meet with the public. Rj Lugo is a 22-year Army veteran who now works at the Auburn Ravine Starbucks. He thought it would be fun to get the sheriffs down to the store to meet with the public.