A Modesto Police Department “Coffee With the Cops” meeting is set for Tuesday morning from 7:30 to 9:30 at the Starbucks at 1800 Oakdale Road.
This will be the first in a series. Residents are welcome to stop by any of the events for casual conversations with various members of the department. The intent of “Coffee With the Cops” gatherings is to provide an inviting, neutral atmosphere that fosters open communication between Modesto residents and members of the department, said MPD spokeswoman Heather Graves in a news release.
Residents are encouraged to share their concerns, suggestions and compliments, and ask questions of department officers and staff. No formal presentations will be made. The department will have employees from each area of command at the events.
A second “Coffee With the Cops is set for Nov. 10 from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Starbucks at 3801 Yosemite Blvd. More dates and times will be announced.