Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Police Department will host the annual National Night Event this year on Tuesday, August 3. It is scheduled from 7 to 9 that evening.
The department is coordinating the involvement of its officers, Capital City Fire Rescue personnel, and other first responders. The event is aimed at promoting police-community partnerships, crime prevention, and neighborhood camaraderie.
It's hoped citizens of Juneau will coordinate block parties, cookouts and neighborhood walks. Anyone interested in hosting such an event is encouraged to register as a block captain. A form can be filled out at the Juneau Police Department on Alaway Avenue in Lemon Creek or by going to the department's website at juneau.org/police
Additional information is available by contacting Jennifer Adams at the department by calling 586-0600.