Join DeKalb and Sycamore Police & Fire, NIU and countywide Police the DeKalb County Sheriff’s office and area service providers are teaming up to offer a FREE Community Awareness Fair in celebration of National Night Out this Tuesday, August 2nd, from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Target Store at 2555 Sycamore Road in DeKalb. The Target Corporation partners with local law enforcement agencies and fire departments to learn about community organizations and safety. Featured events will include: Fire Department safety smoke house, Live K9 police dog demonstrations, a simulated 911 call center for kids, along with music, games, a bounce house and food. Come join the fun for FREE.
Law enforcement and community booths will include: DeKalb County Sheriff, DeKalb Police & Fire, Sycamore Police & Fire, NIU Police, Kish Health Systems, DeKalb Library, The YMCA, Mathnasium, Billcho Martial Arts, The Family Service Agency, RAMP, AdventureWorks, Dekalb County Youth Services, DeKalb and Sycamore Park Districts and many more!
The Sandwich Police Dept. is also hosting a National Night Out event on August 2nd, from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Veterans Park, 151 E Railroad St, Sandwich. They will have a 5k, a Car Show, Touch a Police Car and Fire Engine, vendors along the sidewalks, raffles, games, and fun for the whole family!
NATIONAL NIGHT OUT is “Americas’ Night Out Against Crime”. It is designed to:
∙ Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness
∙ Generate support for and participation in local anticrime and safety programs
∙ Strengthen neighborhood spirit and policecommunity partnerships
∙ Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back
∙ Get to know local police officers and firefighters in a fun and interactive way