Helicopter Landing, Rock Climbing Planned at Night Out
Teaneck Police to host National Night Out at Votee Park Aug. 7.
The following release was submitted by the Teaneck Police Department:
Chief Robert A. Wilson and the Community Policing Squad of the Teaneck Police Department are proud to announce the police department’s hosting of this year’s Teaneck’s National Night Out 2012 on Tuesday, August 7th. We encourage everyone to come out and join their neighbors in partaking in this exciting crime and drug prevention event. National Night Out involves over 15,325 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases around the world. In all over 37.1 million people are expected to participate in this year’s 29th Annual National Night Out.
National Night Out is designed to: (1) Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; (2) Generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime 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.
From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on August 7th, residents throughout Teaneck and across the nation are asked to lock their doors, turn on outside lights and spend the evening outside with neighbors and police. This ‘town wide block party’ will take place in Teaneck’s Milton Votee Park and will include displays and presentations from the Teaneck Police Department, various other county, state, and federal law enforcement agencies, fire trucks, ambulances, representatives from all branches of the military as well as various other organizations and community groups and so much more. Some of the highlights of the evening include a planned landing of a military drug eradication unit helicopter, an Army rock climbing wall, give-a-ways, music, food, games and fun for the whole family. Everyone is welcome!
Anyone with questions can call the Teaneck Police Community Policing Squad at 201-837-8759.