MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Police Department will be hosting its annual National Night Out event on Tuesday, August 6. 

According to a release, this event is recognized throughout the country as a way for members of the community to come out and spend a safe evening with emergency personnel from their communities. Citizens will get an opportunity to speak one on one with law enforcement officers from their cities, along with other emergency personnel.

Children will also get to see, up close and personal, all of the equipment their first responders utilize on a daily basis.

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National Night Out festivities will take place from 5-8pm on South Park Street and Church Street, closing off both roadways, and creating a safe environment for all those that choose to come out.

Members of the Montclair Police Department, Montclair Fire Department, Montclair Ambulance Unit, and Montclair Animal Shelter will be on hand to speak with individuals and display their equipment. Safety brochures
and other novelty items will also be available for all those interested. Local shops and vendors from throughout Montclair will also be set up with all sorts of activities and gifts for your family.

What made last year’s event and all the other events so successful were all the contributions made by members of the community and those that took part.

If you would like to make a monetary donation or if you have any questions, please contact Ofc. Paul Rusiniak at 973-509-4776 or prusiniak@montclairnjusa.org. Checks can be made out to the Montclair Sentinels.