National Night Out

UPDATE - The 2020 National Night Out has been canceled due to COVID-19. Follow our social media for information on the 2021 National Night Out.


What: Fifth Annual National Night Out

When: Tuesday August 6, 2019 from 6 pm - 8 pm

Where: Academy Street, Newark

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes strong police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live and work. Together, we are making that happen.

From 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, neighbors throughout Newark and across the nation are asked to lock their doors, turn on their front porch lights and spend the evening outside with neighbors and law enforcement.

The event provides a chance for the public to meet and interact with local first responders and to learn about what they do on a daily basis. Agencies will be showcasing some of their equipment and specialized units.

The following agencies are scheduled to attend:

  • Newark Police Department
  • University of Delaware Police Department
  • Delaware Natural Resources Police
  • Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Company
  • University of Delaware Emergency Care Unit
  • Delaware Department of Correction Probation & Parole

The following events will take place throughout the night:

  • Newark PD K9 Unit demonstration
  • Aetna HHL fire prevention and vehicle extraction demonstrations

Food, drinks and snacks will be provided free of charge thanks to our local sponsor – Acme Markets.

Music will be provided by WXCY 103.7 FM.

The UD Creamery truck will be on site to sell their legendary locally made ice cream.

AAA Mid-Atlantic will be providing various safety tips and information.

Kids will love the games, face painting and balloon animals that will be available.

Follow our social media pages for any updates to the event.