MORRISTOWN, NJ - The '34th Annual National Night Out", a crime and drug prevention event will take place on Tuesday August 1 from 5pm - 9pm at Mennen Arena. The event is hosted by the Morris County Park Police who ensures public safety in parks throughout Morris County and provides assistance to other agencies.
Visitors can explore police, fire, emergency, military, and rescue vehicles such as motorcycles, ambulances, all-terrain vehicles, fire engines, and squad cars. Dozens of municipal, county, and state law enforcement agencies participate and are available for questions. Visit the horses of the Morris County Park Police’s award-winning Mounted Equestrian Unit. Dance the night away with a DJ, and enjoy live performances.
The Morris County Park Police will offer FREE Child ID cards, an initiative launched in 2000 that registers more than 1,000 children annually. There will also be FREE food, FREE entertainment, FREE ice skating, giveaways, and FREE attractions.
“For the past seven years, the Morris County ‘National Night Out’ has received national recognition because it offers a comprehensive array of participating agencies to educate the public on available community services,” says Chief Gabe DiPietro of the Morris County Park Police.