Annual public safety event will feature a movie, kids attractions, demonstrations of public safety equipment and more.
From 6 to 9 p.m. tonight, Springfield's Meisel field will be the safest place in Union County. Once again, local public safety agencies have teamed with County and municipal law enforcement agencies for the Annual National Night Out event. Families and other law-abiding citizens are encouraged to attend. Not only will Springfield's finest be on-hand, but so too will officers from Union County and nearby towns, as well as the latest tech and equipment the that law enforcement field has to offer. The event is a police-community partnership aimed at preventing crime and drug use. As in previous years, the event offered a fully loaded array of family activities, from bouncy castles to movies, music and food. In addition, families are able to …
Annual "National Night Out," meant to educate about public safety, to be held on August 7 at Meisel Park.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, July 26, 2012
The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the Department of Parks & Community Renewal and our partners in law enforcement and emergency management are happy to announce that Union County’s “National Night Out” on August 7 at Meisel Park in Springfield will include “Family Fun and Flix” – the free summer entertainment and film series. The evening begins at 6 p.m. with National Night Out activities, featuring local first responders and their emergency vehicles, plus live demonstrations by Union County Police, S.W.A.T., Bomb Squad officers and other public safety personnel. There also will be free refreshments and other activities, including children’s fingerprinting; live music at 8 p.m. by a young local band, The Grickenz; and a showing…