Newark, DE - The City of Newark Police Department (NPD), in partnership with University of Delaware Police (UDPD) and Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Company, will host its 3rd annual National Night out on Tuesday, August 1, from 6 - 9 p.m. on Academy Street, between East Delaware Avenue and East Main Street. This is a rain or shine event.During the event, NPD will showcase its SWAT truck, Command Post vehicle, motorcycles, evidence van and offer a K9 demonstration. UDPD will showcase their K9 officers and allow children to tour its vehicles. Officers will also be playing bean bag toss and offering "drunk goggle" simulations to demonstrate the impact of intoxication. Aetna will provide fire extinguisher training and demonstrate vehicular rescue.
In addition to the police demonstrations and equipment showcases, there will be entertainment opportunities for the whole family, including face painting for children, music by Rikki Dolor, as well as ice cream from the UD Creamery.