PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Police hosted Kayak With Cops Wednesday on the North Shore.
The event saw cops from Zone 1 and Zone 6 hit the rivers to connect with local kids and families.
— Pgh Police Zone 6 (@PghZone6) June 13, 2019
“It was a great event. It highlighted the work of Venture Outdoors, Pittsburgh Police and Milagro Consulting, which put it all together,” said Zone 1 Commander Christopher Ragland. “It was great to get out in the water, forge new relationships and to see the city from a different perspective.”
On Twitter, Police Chief Scott Schubert said the event was part of an effort to engage with the community.
Our Kayak with Cops event was a big hit today on the North Shore. Thank you to @MelissaMigliaro & @ventureoutdoors for partnering with @pghpolice (@PghZone1 & @PghZone6) on this awesome community engagement event. Too many smiles to count! @CityPGH Proud! @joinpghpolice
— Scott Schubert (@PghPoliceChief) June 13, 2019
Photos shared on social media featured some happy Pittsburghers as they got to know their local law enforcement better.