posted on: 7/21/2017; updated: 7/31/2017

Police Chief Anthony F. Colarusso, Jr. is pleased to announce the Dover Police Department will participate in National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017 in Henry Law Park. The event will take place from 4:30 to 7 p.m. and is free to the public. National Night Out is a time for community members to meet with police officers, discuss issues, learn what the police do, and unite with the common goal of crime prevention.

The public will be able to see some of the specialized equipment and vehicles that the police use to carry out their duties including the crime scene and mobile command vehicles. The Police Department’s Mounted Patrol and K9 officers will be at the event and interacting with the public. National Night Out will also feature firefighters and fire apparatus from Dover Fire and Rescue.  

Dover to celebrate National Night Out Aug. 1

posted on: 7/21/2017; updated: 7/31/2017

Police Chief Anthony F. Colarusso, Jr. is pleased to announce the Dover Police Department will participate in National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017 in Henry Law Park. The event will take place from 4:30 to 7 p.m. and is free to the public. National Night Out is a time for community members to meet with police officers, discuss issues, learn what the police do, and unite with the common goal of crime prevention.

The public will be able to see some of the specialized equipment and vehicles that the police use to carry out their duties including the crime scene and mobile command vehicles. The Police Department’s Mounted Patrol and K9 officers will be at the event and interacting with the public. National Night Out will also feature firefighters and fire apparatus from Dover Fire and Rescue.

“The Dover Police Department recognizes the importance of community policing and working with local residents to solve problems," Colarusso said. "National Night Out is an opportunity to interact with our community in a positive environment and promote the power and value of police-community partnerships.

”There will also be a dozen community organizations on hand to provide literature and other information related to health, safety, and wellness. Information on drug prevention, treatment and recovery resources, bike and seatbelt safety, violence prevention, and early childhood education will be available to the public through various booths at the event. There will also be food vendors on hand.

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live. Dover’s National Night Out is an opportunity for citizens to meet and engage with their first responders.

Dover’s National Night Out is a family oriented event and is affiliated with National Night Out, which involves over 35 million people in more than 10,000 communities across the nation.

For more information about the event you can visit the Dover Police Department’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/DoverNHPolice. Individuals looking to get involved can contact Vicki Hebert at (603)516-3279.