The Norfolk Police Dept. has a sweet new ride


An ice cream truck is now part of the Police Department's community engagement initiative.

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Starting this Saturday, Norfolk residents will have the opportunity to meet and greet officers in a sweet and unique way.

The Norfolk Police Department’s latest tool designated for community outreach is an ice cream truck.

Norfolk is Virginia’s first law enforcement agency to use a fully operated ice cream truck, dedicated to improving civic relations.

Residents are welcome to enjoy free ice cream in each of the following Norfolk Patrol Divisions locations, Saturday, September 14, 2019 beginning at noon:

12 p.m. – Berkley Park – 706 Walker Avenue
1 p.m. – Lafayette Park – 3500 Granby Street 
2 p.m. – Northside Park – 8400 Tidewater Drive 

Chief Larry D. Boone says, “It’s important that our officers’ outreach, touch the hearts and minds with emotion. Now, we’re touching the appetite with ice cream, and I have yet to know anyone who doesn’t enjoy ice cream!”

#NorfolkPD Ice Cream Truck 2019

Who's READY for ice cream?#NorfolkPD is proud to unveil its latest & #sweetest opportunity to develop authentic relationships with the #community! Please be sure to join #NPD for some #free ice cream on Saturday, September 14th at one or all 3 community parks ; ) You don't want to miss it! 12 p.m. – Berkley Park – 706 Walker Avenue1 p.m. – Lafayette Park – 3500 Granby Street2 p.m. – Northside Park – 8400 Tidewater DriveCity of Norfolk Government Norfolk Public Schools Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police & Foundation National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives – NOBLE International Association of Chiefs of Police Hispanos de Valor – Newspaper 13News Now – WVEC WAVY TV 10 WTKR News 3 The Virginian-Pilot Southside Daily La Selecta 103.3FM/1050AM Positive Law Enforcement Stories/News Law Enforcement Today Norfolk FOP 3 Auxiliary

Posted by Norfolk Police Department on Friday, September 13, 2019

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