Dartmouth police to participate in National Night Out

Jul 30, 2019

The Dartmouth Police Department will be participating in National Night Out in New Bedford, and is inviting the community to join them.

The event will be held on August 6, 5-8 p.m. at the Ashley Park, located on Rivet Street in New Bedford.

Held on the first Tuesday in August, National Night Out is a nationwide campaign designed to strengthen the relationship between police and fire officials and residents in order to foster partnerships and improve safety in neighborhoods.

The event is family-friendly, and is free to attend. Food and beverages will be provided while supplies last. 

Other activities include a bike raffle, face painting, arts and crafts, sports, a police versus fire department tug of war, and backpack raffles. 

In the event of a rainout, a rain date is set for August 7.