TUCSON, Ariz. – The Tucson Border Patrol Station, Marana Police Department and Pima County Sheriff’s Department are inviting Tucson community members to join them for another “Coffee with a Cop” event on March 2, 2018. The event is set to run from 7 to 9 a.m. at Dunkin Donuts, located at 8002 N. Cortaro Road.The event will give community members a chance to ask questions and discuss issues of concern with agents, officers and deputies as part of an ongoing effort to strengthen lines of communication between law enforcement and Tucson residents.
“Coffee with a Cop” is a national campaign started in 2011 as a way for law enforcement to interact with the citizens they serve. These informal gatherings help build trust between law enforcement and community stakeholders. This time, however, attendees will also be able to ask questions and discuss issues of concern with Border Patrol agents.
The Border Patrol is dedicated to reducing illicit activity along border communities, as well as fostering and contributing to the betterment of the communities in which they live and serve.
This is the second event to include Border Patrol agents in the greater Tucson area; which is proving to be effective in forging new relationships with community members.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials welcome assistance from the community. Citizens can report suspicious activity to the Border Patrol and remain anonymous by calling 1-877-872-7435 toll free.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.