WESTFORD — National Night Out returns this August at Westford Academy – complete with food trucks and prizes.
Established in 1984, the National Night Out campaign was created as a partnership between law enforcement and communities to promote neighborhood camaraderie to build community and reduce crime. As of 2022, 38 million community members within 16,000 communities participate in the program each year.
“National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community,” Westford Police wrote on social media. “Furthermore, it provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances.”
The department will be hosting a bounce house, DJ, food trucks as well as a Drug Enforcement Agency helicopter at Westford Academy. The department is also providing prizes to participants and their families.
The even will be held on Tuesday, August 2 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Westford Academy.
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