“Coffee with a Cop” at Barking Dog Roasters

Meet with Sonoma Valley deputies from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Friday at Barking Dog Roasters, located at 12133 Highway 12 to have conversations about local policing.

Part of a nationwide movement, “Coffee with a Cop” is hosted by Sonoma Valley Substation and aims to break down barriers between law enforcement and citizens by providing a forum for questions.

“Making time to meet in neutral places provides the opportunity to have real conversations about important issues,” says the Coffee with a Cop website.

“In a short time, citizens and police get to know each other and discover common goals for the communities in which they live and serve.