Above: Sgt. Julie Beard interacts with Yasemin Garza, 2, and Myrna Garza, during the Redmond Police Department’s Coffee with a Cop event on July 25, in Redmond Town Center. The gatherings give citizens an opportunity to interact with officers one-on-one and ask any questions they might have about community concerns or safety.
Left: Redmond holds the Coffee with a Cop events repeatedly throughout the year. Other police departments on the Eastside hold similar gatherings at local coffee establishments.
Ashley Hiruko/staff photos
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