Starbucks’ ‘Coffee with a Cop’ Program Continues Growth

February 17, 2017

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For Starbucks district manager Sean Greenlee, conversations over coffee between members of his South Seattle community and law enforcement have changed perceptions of local police.

“Starbucks has a long-standing relationship with the police department here, so we decided to engage them with the customers who visit our stores,” he says. “Once we brought them all together, there was a greater sense of understanding on both sides and many assumptions were laid to rest.”