Scotch Plains Police Host Annual National Night Out
The Scotch Plains Police Department hosted the annual National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday August 6th, 2019 at Alan Augustine Park. The police were joined by the Scotch Plains Fire Department and Rescue Squad for the community building event.
First responders held demonstrations for the kids, and allowed them to explore their vehicles, complete activities, and ask any questions. The Broadcasters performed live for spectators to enjoy while enjoying food, the inflatable attractions, and dunk tank. A special guest appearance was also made by Batman!
National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign celebrated by millions of neighbors across thousands of communities in America to enhance the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. Furthermore, it is designed to: Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; Generate support for local anti-crime efforts; Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police community partnerships; and Send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back. For more information visit natw.org.
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