BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – The public is invited to join members of the Bridgeport Police Department and Mayor Bill Finch as they celebrate National Night Out, an annual event designed to raise crime prevention awareness, strengthen neighborhood spirit and annuity, and foster community-police partnerships.
National Night Out will run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the parking lot on Black Rock Avenue at the Eleanor/Franklin Apartments at 695 Park Ave. in Bridgeport.
The Police Department will have the Silver Crime Patrol Program, the Neighborhood Watch Program, and the Mobile Crime Unit in attendance. There will be a K-9 demonstration, police horses, police cars, and fire trucks.
There will also be free food, drink, and entertainment for the public, said Kevin Coughlin, the City of Bridgeport's public safety spokesman.
For more information on the event. contact Bridgeport Police Officer Nick Ortiz at 203-576-8278
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