'Coffee with a Cop' held at Savannah Coffee Roasters

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The Downtown Neighborhood Association and Metro Police teamed up for a Coffee with a Cop event, Monday morning.

It was held at the Savannah Coffee Roasters on West Liberty Street. The event brings police officers and citizens together to discuss issues and learn more about each other - something some officers say is invaluable.

"The fact we get an opportunity to speak in an unpressurized environment; a casual environment. They can see we're like them. The same concerns, the same questions; we're here to serve them," said Crime Prevention Officer, Marvin Williams, SCMPD.

Officer Williams says the event was special because the Downtown Neighborhood Association requested it.

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