Share a cup of joe with the boys in blue at Hoboken’s first ever ‘Coffee with a Cop’

HOBOKEN – However you drink your java, chances are you won’t want to miss the Hoboken Police Department’s first ever “Coffee with a Cop” event, Feb. 24.
“I saw Kearny and North Bergen did it in the fall [so] I brought the idea to the mayor,” Hoboken Police Chief Kenneth Ferrante told The Hoboken Reporter.
The idea, city spokesman Juan Melli says, is to bring police officers and community members together to discuss trending issues and learn about each other in order to cultivate strong community ties.
In addition to Mayor Dawn Zimmer and Police Chief Ferrante, Captain Tory Pasculli, Lieutenant John Orrico, Sergeant Jason Falco, Officer Mike Aviles and 5th Ward Councilman Peter Cunningham will attend. Those heading to the free event, which will be held at Anthony David’s, Tenth and Bloomfield streets, from 8:30 to 10 a.m., can expect coffee and pastries.
Ferrante, who often speaks of the percolating relationships between the Police Department and local organizations, says the event could be one of many.
“If initial meetings are successful I want to try different parts of the city, different days and different times,” he said.

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