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Coffee with a Cop starts conversations in Newport News

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Posted at 10:19 PM, Nov 10, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-10 22:19:46-05

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Newport News, Va.- The Newport News Police Department has taken the initiative to make their community a better place. Officers are hosting Coffee with a Cop at the Denbigh Community Center.

The officers will speak with members of the community from 8 am to 10 am with no agendas or drawn-out speeches. Instead, they just enjoy a cup of coffee and open the floor for discussions, questions and concerns. It is a way for community members to get to know the officers and for the officers to better understand the community’s concerns in a relaxed environment.

The next Coffee with a Cop event is being held on Thursday November 12 at 8 am. Following the coffee time, mayor of Newport News, Dr. McKinley Price, will speak on community issue and concerns.