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Piscataway Township National Night Out
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August 7201212:00 am
Westergard Library<br>20 Murray Ave<br>Piscataway, NJ 08854, , , ,

The Piscataway Township Police Department, Community Policing Section, will sponsor a “National Night Out” on Tuesday, August 7 from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. The event will be held at Westergard Library, 20 Murray Avenue. Stelton Road, from Murray Avenue to Evans Avenue will be closed, beginning at 5 p.m., for this event. Police officers, volunteer fire companies, volunteer rescue squads and others will be present.

“National Night Out”, America’s Night Out Against Crime, was introduced in 1984 and is a neighborhood event to help build a partnership between citizens and the police and is an effort to heighten awareness and strengthen participation in local anticrime efforts. Since its inception, the event has grown to involve more than 35.4 million people in 11,310 communities from all 50 states, U. S. territories, Canadian cities, and military bases worldwide.

Piscataway Detective Calvin Laughlin said, “National Night Out” helps to bring the police and the community together and it’s also a night to celebrate crime prevention successes. It’s a wonderful opportunity to promote police and neighborhood camaraderie.”

For more information, contact Detective Laughlin, Community Policing Section at 732-562-2349.