Community Information Specialist
Update: 10/05/16 - 08:20 a.m.
Due to Hurricane Matthew, the Coffee with a Cop event has postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date.
COFFEE WITH A COP SET FOR FRIDAY
(DeLand, Florida) – In conjunction with National Coffee with a Cop Day on Friday, the DeLand Police Department is inviting the public over for coffee and refreshments.
From 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Friday, the DeLand Police Department community room will be open for the public to meet with officers for conversation, discuss concerns within the community and get to know the officers that patrol the city.
The police department is located at 219 West Howry Avenue.
“We are committed to building relationships and creating a dialogue within our community,” said Police Chief Bill Ridgway. “What better way to do that than over a cup of coffee, please come down and join us.”
For more information, please contact Officer Latisha Pasley at 386-626-7468.
National Coffee with a Cop Day is October 7 and is a collaborative partnership between the United States Department of Justice and the Hawthorne (California) Police Department, which first started the concept in 2011. Since then, more than 2,000 law enforcement agencies and communities have participated in the program.
Administrative offices: West Volusia 386-736-5961 Daytona Beach 386-254-4689 New Smyrna Beach 386-423-3352
Non-emergency dispatch numbers: DeLand 386-943-8276 Daytona Beach 386-239-8276 New Smyrna Beach 386-409-8276 Osteen 407-323-0151