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Tifton community shares 'Coffee With A Cop'

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TIFTON, GA (WALB) -

Community members in Tifton were able to share their concerns with law enforcement Friday morning for Coffee With a Cop.

Because of the bad publicity surrounding how some members of law enforcement have handled situations across the country, national Coffee With A Cop day was formed.

Sheriff Gene Scarbrough said the community is law enforcement's eyes and ears, and it's important to build trust to help keep communities safe.

This is a different way to try and bridge that gap, and bring us back together and get us talking about issues in our community," said Court Administrator Charleston Carter.

Coffee With A Cop started in 2011 in Hawthorne, California, before spreading across the country.

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