Falls Coffee Co., a Menomonee Falls-based online coffee business which opened Sept. 1, combines coffee with supporting law enforcement. (Photo: Submitted)

Coffee isn’t significant only because so many people drink it to start their day, said Steve Sanders, owner of Falls Coffee Co.

There are many other reasons it is significant, he asserted. For example, he said, coffee is a patriotic drink signifying freedom, as colonists switched to coffee and away from tea as a way to protest the British tea tax. 

And in a Facebook post on the Falls Coffee Co. site, Sanders observed that in horror movies, the person drinking coffee never gets killed.

The goal of Falls Coffee Co., which opened Sept. 1 as an online business where customers can order roasted coffee, is “to incorporate the police and the community.”

As a law enforcement officer, Sanders wants to employ officers, donate a portion of the