PLEASE JOIN US FOR
NATIONAL NIGHT OUT
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Special News Release
THE MIDDLESEX BOROUGH POLICE DEPARTMENT TO HOST THE 8TH ANNUAL MIDDLESEX BOROUGH NATIONAL NIGHT OUT, TUESDAY AUGUST 1st, 2017.
Chief Matthew P. Geist announced that on Tuesday, August 1st, 2017, residents of Middlesex Borough are invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the “34th Annual National Night Out” crime and drug prevention event. National Night Out, which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and co-sponsored locally by the Middlesex Borough Police Department, involved over 16,142 communities from all 50 states, with over 38.5 million people in attendance in 2016.
National Night Out is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; generate support for, and participation in local anti-crime efforts; strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
On Tuesday, August 1st, residents of Middlesex Borough are asked to lock their doors, turn on outside lights and spend the evening with community members and The Middlesex Borough Police Department. “We are fortunate in that we enjoy support and involvement from our citizens. This support and involvement has been instrumental in helping us toward accomplishing our mission – making Middlesex a safe place to live and to work.”, said Chief Geist.
National Project Coordinator Matt Peskin said “National Night Out showcases the vital importance of police-community partnerships and citizen involvement in our fight to build a safer nation.” Chief Matthew P. Geist and the members of the Middlesex Borough Police Department invite you to join us in our mission to make Middlesex Borough a safer community.
The community event will be held on August 1st, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Mountain View Park with a movie in the park immediately to follow. The event will be co-hosted by the Middlesex Borough Drug Alliance Committee. All members of the community are invited to join in for a night of fun, games, activities, music, snacks, and giveaways in a safe, crime and drug free environment. Members of local emergency services, businesses, clubs, organizations, and PBA Local 181 will be present to help make the night an enjoyable one. The Middlesex Borough Recreation Department and The Middlesex Borough Drug Alliance Committee will be showing a movie outdoors immediately following the event. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs for comfort.
Please contact the event coordinator, Officer Joleen A. Auricchio, Middlesex Borough Police Department, by calling 732-356-1900 or emailing inquiries to CP@middlesexpd.com
We look forward to continuing a positive and evolving relationship with our community!