Officers from Michigan State Police Calumet Post, along with various Copper Country law enforcement officials will meet with community members in a Coffee with a Cop event on May 30.
Suomi Restaurant in Houghton will host an informal, neutral meeting space for community members to ask questions and build relationships with law enforcement officials.
Officers acknowledge that the majority of their interactions with the community are during an emergency or emotional situation. This event provides an opportunity for a relaxed, one-on-one interaction.
The United States Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services has supported the Coffee with a Cop initiative, which holds similar events across the nation.