In honor of National Coffee with a Cop Day tomorrow (Wednesday), police officers from the Herndon Police Department will host Coffee with a Cop.
The event is a national program that is designed to help officers interact more successfully with citizens they serve. Police meet up with members of the public for casual, one-on-one conversations between residents and district station officers.
The Herndon event will take place from 8-10 a.m. tomorrow at Starbucks, which is located at 1140 Elden Street.
Members of the Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office are also expected o be present at the event tomorrow.
Coffee with a Cop launched in Hawthorne, California as the Hawthorne Police Department sought to effectively engaged with local residents. Since its launch in 2011, the program has been hosted nationwide as part of the framework of community policing, a strategy that aims to establish trust between the community and police.