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Police to Host 'Night Out' At Votee Park

Helicopter landing planned at night of family fun in Teaneck

Rock climbing, food, games and a planned military helicopter landing are some of the highlights set for this year's celebration of National Night Out in Teaneck.

The Aug. 7 event seeks to raise awareness for crime prevention efforts, boost neighborhood spirit along with police and community relations.

"We encourage everyone to come out and join their neighbors in partaking in this exciting crime and drug prevention event," a news release from Chief Robert Wilson and the police department's community policing squad said. "National Night Out involves over 15,325 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases around the world."

The Votee Park event, described as a "town-wide block party," will include give-a-ways, displays from emergency responders, music and fun. A military drug eradication unit helicopter is also planned to land at the park.

Anyone with questions can call the Teaneck Police Community Policing Squad at 201-837-8759. 

National Night Out will be held Aug. 7 from 5 to 9 p.m.

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