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Ice Cream with a Cop

June 3, 2017

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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 dates for the “Ice Cream with a Cop” events will be as follows and the hours are from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

6/03/17 - Washington Park
6/17/17 - Meade Park
7/0117- Green Leaf Park
7/08/17- Forest Hills Park
7/15/17- Belmont Park
7/2217- Tonsler Park
Mobilee Delicious will be providing soft-serve frozen yogurt (cup/cone) and Italian ices. These events are sponsored by the Charlottesville Police Foundation.

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I have been a Police Officer for a long time. I have seen both joyful and horrific times thru the years; some dark days & rainy nights I have even asked myself if it was worth it, and did anybody really care? Thanks to the Foundation, I know someone does. Not just funding equipment or training or the many other things that have been done, but by letting us see all of you among us as we work. The outpouring of support from the community itself has demonstrated to us that there are still SO MANY good people in this broken world.

—CPD Officer Perspective, CPD Officer Charlottesville Police Department