Durham Police Department (DPD) officers will sit down and chat with residents over a cup of coffee during National Coffee with a Cop Day on Wednesday, October 3.
Coffee with a Cop Day is a national initiative designed to help break down the barriers between residents and officers, build trust, and to discover mutual goals for the community. This is an opportunity for residents to speak with Durham officers in a friendly, casual atmosphere without agendas, presentations or speeches.
Coffee with a Cop Day events will be held at five locations:
District 1 District 2
Biscuitville* La Superior*
1806 Holloway St. 3325 N. Roxboro St.
8 a.m.-11 a.m. 8 a.m.-11 a.m.
District 3 District 4
Joe Van Gogh* Brigs at the Park
4711 Hope Valley Rd. 4900 NC Hwy 55
Suite A 8 a.m.-10 a.m.
8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
District 5 (Special Services)
Parker and Otis
112 S. Duke St.
8 a.m.-11 a.m.
*Free coffee provided for attendees
This is one of several events that will be observed as part of DPD’s National Crime Prevention Month activities. The department will also hold a graduation ceremony for its Citizen Police Academy on October 3, at 7 p.m. The graduation will be held in the Durham City Hall Council Chambers, 101 City Hall Plaza (First Floor).
A person with a disability may receive an auxiliary aid or service to effectively participate in city government activities by contacting the ADA Coordinator, voice 919-560-4197, fax 560-4196, TTY 919-560-1200, or send an email to ADA@durhamnc.gov, as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the event and/or deadline date.