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Chat with Mounties at Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam parks this summer

Cops are making the rounds — in a friendly way — at Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam spaces on Thursday mornings.
Coquitlam/Port Coquitlam RCMP will be out this summer to talk with citizens as part of an outreach drive.

Coquitlam Mounties will be at public parks and spaces this summer as part of an outreach campaign.

Starting Thursday (July 8) at Port Coquitlam’s Lions Park, at least two officers will be highly visible areas on Thursdays between 10 a.m. and noon.

According to a press release, the aim is to “engage with the community in a positive manner, answer questions, take photos and hand out stickers” to children.

Police will be at:

  • Lions Park (2300 Lions Way, PoCo): July 8
  • Victoria Park (3435 Victoria Dr., Coquitlam): July 15
  • Gates Park (2300 Reeve St., PoCo): July 22
  • Blue Mountain Park (975 King Albert Ave., Coquitlam): July 29
  • Coquitlam Central SkyTrain station (Lougheed and Barnet highways): Aug. 5
  • Veterans Park (2580 Shaughnessy St., PoCo): Aug. 12
  • Town Centre Park (1299 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam): Aug. 19
  • Spirit Square (3000 Burlington Dr., Coquitlam): Aug. 26
  • Coquitlam Centre mall (2929 Barnet Hwy., Coquitlam): Sept. 2

“With the anticipation of Covid-19 restrictions easing over the summer months, the Coquitlam RCMP is looking forward to interacting more with the public in both communities,” Const. Deanna Law stated in a news release issued today (Monday).