Coffee With A Cop
On Thursday, February 1, 2018, deputies from Palmdale Sheriff’s Station and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee. This month, Palmdale Sheriff’s Station and McDonalds will be celebrating 4 years of partnering together to improve relationships between law enforcement and community members.
All community members are invited to attend. The event begins is from 9:00am to 10:00am at McDonalds located at 2427 E Avenue S Palmdale, CA 93550.
Coffee with a Cop provides a unique opportunity for community members to ask questions and learn more about the department’s work in Palmdale’s neighborhoods. The majority of contacts law enforcement has with the public happen during emergencies, or emotional situations. Those situations are not always the most effective times for relationship building with the community, and some community members may feel that officers are unapproachable on the street. Coffee with a Cop breaks down barriers and allows for a relaxed, one-on-one interaction. Coffee with a Cop is a national initiative supported by The United States Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. Similar events are being held across the county, as local police departments strive to make lasting connections with the communities they serve. The program aims to advance the practice of community policing through improving relationships between law enforcement and community members one cup of coffee at a time. Written By: Deputy Jordan Hegge Public Information Officer Palmdale S