coffee cop 300HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (1/11/14) — The Hopkinsville Police Department will be hosting its “Coffee with a Cop” program that will offer the community the chance to meet local officials and to discuss community issues. The event will begin at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29 at the Chik-fil-a located on 4250 Fort Campbell Blvd.

The program will provide community members a unique way to ask questions in an informal and neutral environment about current issues that going on in the city’s neighborhoods. The majority of the contacts law enforcement has with the public is during emergencies, or in times of emotional distress which, aren’t most effective times to build relationships with the community. Coffee with a Cop helps breakdown those barriers and allows a more relaxed one-on-one interaction.

“We hope community members will feel comfortable to ask questions, bring concerns, or simply get to know our officers,” said Hopkinsville Police Chief Guy Howie. “These interactions are the foundation of community partnerships.”

Coffee with a Cop is a national initiative supported by the U.S. Department of Justice, and the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. This program also aims to advance the practice of community policing through improving relationships between police officers and community members one cup of coffee at a time.

For more information, contact Lt. Greg Koehler at (270) 890-1532 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Amber Averitt
SurfKY News Reporter

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Principal Selection SBDM Meeting - Madisonville North Hopkins

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (6/2/15) — There will be a principal selection meeting for the Madisonville North Hopkins SBDM… Read More

Hopkins County Schools Offers Summer Food Program

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (6/2/15) — The Hopkins County Board of Education is participating in the Summer Food Service… Read More

Most Read This Week

May 27, 2015 7428

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 30, 2015 7167

Study of Virus Attack on Cancer Sees Success

by Julie Heflin
May 28, 2015 6558

Four Charged with Burglary for Entering Elderly…

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 4288

Midnight Ride on Rabbit Ridge Ends in Jail

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 3881

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - May 27, 2015

by Crime Stoppers

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 11340

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 9439

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

June 01, 2015 1622

Authorities Discover Meth Lab While Assisting…

by SurfKY News
May 31, 2015 1597

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
June 01, 2015 1358

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
June 02, 2015 1331

Woman Charged with Falsely Reporting Kidnapping

by SurfKY News
June 02, 2015 1304

Two Muhlenberg Women Injured in Collision

by SurfKY News
June 02, 2015 1192

Traffic Signal at Intersection in Downtown…

by Keith Todd
May 31, 2015 1116

Survivors, Caregivers, Supporters Gather for…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
June 01, 2015 1114

Human Relations Coordinator Identifies Possible…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
June 02, 2015 1109

Juveniles Accused of Falsely Reporting Masked…

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
June 02, 2015 1029

Hopkins County Misdemeanor Indictments

by SurfKY News