On Tuesday morning South Hilo Community Police Officers with the Hawai`i Police Department partnered with Zippy’s Restaurant in Hilo for Coffee with a Cop.
The event allows members of the public to speak to officers in a relaxed setting, building partnerships between law enforcement and the community.
From 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. officers spoke to over 20 citizens on a variety of topics.
The 2nd Annual National Coffee with a Cop Day is October 4. Officers will be at the Puainako Starbucks in Hilo from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.