“This is definitely a good opportunity even for investigators to be seen for just more than what we normally do on the job,” he said. Officer Evan Cronn agreed, and said he makes an effort while on patrol to meet with people in the community. He’s been with HPD for five and a half years.
The first “Coffee with a Cop” of the new year was held last week with a strong showing of both community leaders and law enforcement.
University of Oregon Police Department officers and Onyx the bomb sniffing dog greeted students with free coffee and pastries to promote trusting relationships between students and UOPD in the EMU next to Starbucks on Wednesday morning.
If you’re going to serve a community, it’s important to get to know the community and its residents. And the Acton and Boxborough police departments, whether its community events like Winterfest, open house events like National Night Out, or casual meetings like “Coffee with a Cop,” are working to do just that.
Decatur police officers handed out approximately 200 cups of hot chocolate to teens on the Decatur bandstand Jan. 11 for the department’s first Cocoa with the Po-Po event.
Officers say they feel the relationship between law enforcement and citizens in Jacksonville has always been strong, and events like coffee with a cop allow them to continue to build on that relationship.
Most folks only meet officers in stressful situations. So, Asheville Police Capt. Joe Silberman said he thought game time would be a great way to engage with the public in a more laid back environment.
Patron’s Hall coffee shop in Alamogordo was brimming with activity Tuesday morning with local law enforcement including Alamogordo Police Department, Alamogordo Animal Control and more came to interact with the public as a part of Coffee with a Cop, an event sponsored by the Optimist Club of Alamogordo.
Nearly 75 community members spent the evening with Gwinnett County Police Department officers Tuesday as part of a community-building event put on by the department. The event, Pizza with the Police, was hosted with the goal of sharing a meal with local residents to address concerns in a relaxed atmosphere and “for us (the police) to educate the community on simple things they can do to help prevent crime in their community,” said Officer Ashley Wilson.
The city police organised an interactive program, ‘Coffee with a Cop’, at a madrasa in Azadnagar of Amberpet on Tuesday. The programme was aimed at reaching out to women, Muslim women in particular, about the various initiatives of the Hyderabad City police.