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National Night Out on August 6

Posted on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 10:03 am

The annual National Night Out event will take place on Aug. 6 at the Colonial Beach Fire Department from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

National Night Out is designed to (1) Heighten crime prevention and drug prevention awareness; (2) Generate support for, and participation in, local anti crime efforts; (3) Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships, and (4) Send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

On hand at the fire department will be police motorcycle, bicycle, golf cart, rescue boat and K-9 demonstrations, and displays conducted by participating law enforcement agencies. Police Cadets will be in attendance to share the Cadet experience with the community. The HEAT table will provide information to the public on safeguarding vehicles from auto theft.  SWAT equipment will also be on display.

Radio 95.9 FM will provide great music and promotional giveaways.

Food and beverages available, with thanks to the Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.