Charlottesville Police Continues 'Ice Cream with a Cop' Series
The Charlottesville Police Department will be holding it annual “Ice Cream with a Cop,” at parks around the city this spring and summer.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Charlottesville police are working to build community relationships in a unique way. The Charlottesville Police Department kicks off its 3rd annual "Ice Cream with a Cop" series Saturday.
Officers say the event helps establish, build, and maintain the relationships between the Charlottesville community and police officers.
"I think any positive interaction with police members is always good and I mean that's what we strive for is really building upon these relationships and starting at a young age not just children but as adults as well," Sgt. Robert Haney of CPD said.
The events will be held at different parks every Saturday until the end of July. The first one kicks off tomorrow at 11 a.m. and goes until 1 p.m. in Washington Park.