The Yakima Police Department (YPD) will host another opportunity for community members to get to know its officers in a one-on-one setting this Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m at McDonalds at 16th and Lincoln in Yakima.

Coffee with a Cop provides a unique opportunity for community members to ask questions and learn more about the department’s work in Yakima’s neighborhoods.

YPD public information officer Mike Bastinelli was a guest on Newstalk KIT Wednesday morning and talked about the program, what's involved, feedback from officers, and upcoming events.


Click this player to listen to the interview.