Texarkana Texas Police Department is introducing a new program to the area.

The Coffee with a Cop program will kick off on Thursday, June 12.

Officers from the Texarkana Texas Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee.

All community members are invited to attend. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. Thursday McDonalds, 1701 New Boston Road. The event is sponsored by McDonald’s and will occur four or five times a year at various locations throughout the city.