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:
- DWI Awareness
- Domestic violence, presented along with 180 Turning Lives Around
- Child ID/Missing Persons
- Pedestrian and bicycle safety, presented by Safe Routes Red Bank
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