— The Crown Point Police Department invites the community to attend its National Night Out event from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, at Legacy Fields, 851 Center Ross
The community event will kick off at 6 p.m. At 6:30 p.m., the Crown Point police and fire departments will take to the fields for a softball game. The first pitch will be thrown by the families of the late Fire Chief Dave Crane and Sgt. Jose Resendez.
A K-9 demonstration will follow at 7:45 p.m. A water balloon toss will close out the evening’s festivities around 8 p.m.
The event will feature free Kona Ice for the first 300 attendees and hot dogs grilled by our public safety team, live music, booths from various local public safety departments, the City of Crown Point and the Crown Point Library, swag giveaways and public safety vehicles. Fun Times Cotton Candy will be available for purchase.
“We are excited to bring this event back to the Crown Point and Northwest Indiana community,” Police Chief Ryan Patrick said. “Our police officers work tirelessly to connect with our community. This event allows our officers to come together with our neighbors in a fun, positive atmosphere.”
National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes policecommunity partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make neighborhoods safer,
more caring places to live, according to the NNO website. Thousands of communities from all 50 states, the U.S. territories and military bases worldwide participate on the first Tuesday in August. Texas and select areas celebrate on the first Tuesday in October.