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National Coffee with a Cop Day is Oct. 2

Building relationships one cup at a time

Raleigh Police Department officers are inviting residents for casual conversation and coffee at local restaurants and business establishments in participation with the annual National Coffee with a Cop Day, Wednesday, Oct. 2.  

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 Raleigh officers in a friendly, casual atmosphere without agendas, presentations or speeches. RPD will join the national movement by hosting two events in each district:
New York Bagel & Deli - 7909 Falls of Neuse Rd. - 8 a.m. - North District
Chick-Fil-A - 5701 Falls of Neuse Rd. - 9 a.m. - North District
McDonald's - 3424 Poole Rd. - 9 a.m - Southeast District
McDonald's - 6320 Battle Bridge Rd. - 7 p.m. - Southeast District
Pam's Farmhouse - 5111 Western Blvd. - 8 a.m - Southwest District
Golden Corral - 3551 Grenelle St. - 10 a.m. - Southwest District
Dunkin Donuts - 13600 Falls of Neuse Rd. - 9 a.m. - Northeast District
Bojangles - 4621 New Bern Ave. - 9 a.m. - Northeast District
Rise Biscuits & Donuts - 8301 Brier Creek Pkwy - 9 a.m. - Northwest District
Dunkin Donuts - 13240 Strickland Rd. - 9 a.m. - Northwest District
Sir Walter Coffee - 145 E. Davie St. - 8 a.m. - Downtown District
The Morgan Street Food Hall - 411 W. Morgan St. - 6 p.m. - Downtown District

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 Raleigh officers in a friendly, casual atmosphere without agendas, presentations or speeches. 

The Raleigh Police Department will join the national movement by hosting events in each district on Oct. 2:

  • Starbucks - 9441 Strickland Rd. - 8 a.m. North District
  • New York Bagel - 7909 Falls of Neuse Rd. - 10 a.m. - North District
  • Sheetz - 5200 New Bern Ave. - 10 a.m - Southeast District
  • Pine State Coffee - 1614 Automotive Way - 2 p.m. - Southeast District
  • Pam's Farmhouse - 5111 Western Blvd. - 8:30 a.m - Southwest District
  • Cafe Carolina - 401 Daniels St. - 10 a.m. - Southwest District
  • Starbucks - 5100 Capital Blvd. - 10 a.m. - Northeast District
  • Starbucks - 6282 Glenwood Ave. - 8 a.m. - Northwest District
  • Brueggers Bagels - 7550 Creedmoor Rd. - 9 a.m. - Northwest District
  • A Place at the Table - 300 W. Hargett St. - 8 a.m. - Downtown District
  • Sir Walter Coffee - 145 E. Davie St. - 12 p.m. - Downtown District

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