Hoboken plans National Night Out against crime

first_imgThe annual event will take place in Church Square Park at the corner of Fourth and Garden Streets from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will include youth-oriented activities. The Hoboken Police Department’s new Emergency Services Truck will be on display and Disney princesses will be making a visit to take pictures with everyone in attendance. The event will include bounce houses, water slides, a photo booth, free food, and giveaways throughout the night and more. Giveaways include baseball tickets, gift cards, and autographed sports memorabilia. There will also be free child car seat inspections conducted inside the parking lot of the AJ Demarest building at 158 Fourth St. National Night Out is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, generate support for and participation in, local anticrime efforts, strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships, and send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.The National Night Out event is celebrated by over 37 million participants and over 16,000 communities across the United States.For further information or to set up a table or make a donation for the event please contact Sergeant Melissa Gigante at [email protected] or visit www.Hobokenpd.com. HOBOKEN– On Tuesday, Aug. 1, The Hoboken Police Department and Stevens Police Department will host the “National Night Out in Hoboken.” National Night Out, also known as America’s Night Out Against Crime, is an annual, nationwide event that allows the community workers to give back to their community. last_img read more