It's a chance to meet those who serve and protect up close and form a better relationship between the public and Omaha police.
Coffee with a Cop is where police and segments of the city come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink a cup of coffee.
The Southwest Precinct will host Coffee with a Cop at the Hy-Vee at 50th and Center on Wednesday, March 19th, at 8 a.m.
One of the keys to Coffee with a Cop’s success is that it removes the physical barriers and crisis situations that routinely define interactions between police officers and community members. Coffee with a Cop allows for a relaxed, informal one-on-one interaction in a friendly atmosphere.
In more than 175 cities and towns in 36 states, Coffee with a Cop has improved community trust, police legitimacy and partnership building.