rb-borough-hallNational Night Out begins and ends at Red Bank’s borough hall, and includes a two-mile walk through town followed by a cookout. (Click to enlarge)

Tonight, Red Bank is one of an estimated 10,000 towns and cities in the United States planning celebrations of National Night Out, an effort to to “build a community partnership with the police against crime,” according to borough police Chief Steve McCarthy.

The event will begin at 6p at Red Bank police headquarters, 90 Monmouth Street, with a walk through the community that will circle through the borough and return to headquarters.

This year’s event will include information booths at headquarters on the following topics:

The event will also include tours of police headquarters, fire department and first aid equipment displays. Red Bank PBA Local #39.

Super Foodtown of Red Bank will supply food and refreshments for a barbeque during the event.

This year’s event is third in a series that began on June 12 with a forum on cyberbullying organized by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, and a community clean-up day July 17.

Here’s the full announcement by McCarthy: 080210-nno