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Summit’s 2015 National Night Out Against Crime

Summit's "National Night Out" will take place Tuesday, August 4 at 6 p.m. on Summit's Village Green. - learn more at Credits: Sophie H. Mannaerts - Summit DCP
Chris Clark Bike Stunt Show Credits: Sophie H. Mannaerts - Summit DCP
The Maleku Costa Rican Dance Group will perform at this year's NNO. Credits: Sophie H. Mannaerts - Summit DCP
The "Dunk a Cop" Dunk Tank will once again raise funds for a child in need. Learn more at

On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015, the Summit Police Department along with Summit Community Programs will once again host Summit’s National Night Out Against Crime. This year’s festivities will begin at 6:00 pm on Summit’s Village Green.

Summit’s National Night Out welcomes a variety of state, federal, and municipal level agencies to set up displays and showcase equipment and demonstrations. These agencies include the FBI, United States Coast Guard, and Border Patrol to name just a few.

Event-goers can also look forward to fitness demonstrations by The Bari Studio of Summit, obstacle courses and bounce houses, a Basketball Skills Competition with Wellington Smith, food trucks, plenty of entertainment, a live concert, and the well-known Chris Clark Bike Stunt Show.

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The Summit Village Green is located at 365 Broad Street, across from the Summit train station. To learn more about National Night Out, please visit, or contact the Summit DCP at 908-277-2932 or Nikki Griffiths of the Summit PD at 908-277-9472. Follow the Summit PD at for all of the latest event updates.

Summit’s 2015 National Night Out Against Crime is proudly sponsored by Overlook Medical Center, The Grand Summit Hotel, the Hat Tavern, Bari Studio of Summit, Vita Organics, Vita Athletics, Summit Community Programs, and the Summit Police Athletic League.

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