“We are proud of the role we have maintained in Crystal Lake over the years, and we are happy to see the community and the local police department enjoying coffee together.”
Several customers at the Tifton Starbucks were surprised when they pulled up to the drive-thru window and were greeted by local law enforcement on Feb. 18.
Palm Beach Police and Elanora Police Beat met with several locals today at the Coffee with a Cop event at Stocklands Burleigh Heads. Local residents asked about traffic matters, number plate thefts, burglaries and crime prevention.
On the third Tuesday of every month, police from North Brisbane attend the Shopping Centre in Taigum for a Coffee With A Cop. This event is a fantastic opportunity for members of the public to ask questions and raise any concerns they have with their local police.
Ashley said: “Other teams are out in Dundee in places such as Lochee and Fintry and basically Coffee-with-a-Cop is to make us more accessible to the people and more approachable. Sometimes people just want a blether which is great too.”
Schererville police officers chose to take their coffee (or tea) with a side of conversation Tuesday morning. Starting at 8 a.m., about a dozen officials, including Schererville police officers, town officials and an officer with Canadian National (CN) Railway, gathered at at Sophia’s Pancake House for Coffee with a Cop.
Community policing often builds trust between people and police. But, communities are constantly changing. Sheriff Gene Scarbrough said law enforcement is not perfect but he wants people to feel comfortable and safe around them.
Officers from the Easton Police Department sat down with community members to discuss any questions or concerns they had on Thursday, Feb. 13, at the Best Western Plus in Easton.
He added that the event is a great opportunity for the community to interact with the police and has been beneficial to both parties. The event also brings client services (such as certifying documents) to the community making it easier for locals.
It was great to have the opportunity to make the most of our fine local barista skills and meet all the wonderful members of the community who came along to our Coffee with a Cop event.