By John Burton
RED BANK – The Red Bank Police Department will participate in the annual National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday Aug. 5.
The program will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. in the parking lot of the municipal complex, 90 Monmouth St. The public, family-oriented program will have police department members offering public safety and law enforcement procedure demonstrations and providing crime prevention and safety information along children’s face painting, games and giveaways.Members of the department will serve complimentary food and soft drinks.
The event also will have elected officials available,including Mayor Pasquale Menna, state Senator Jennifer Beck and Assemblywomen Mary Pat Angelini and Caroline Casagrande (all R-11).
The national program is a 30-year effort founded by the National Association of Town Watch to promote community participation in crime prevention programs and police-community partnerships.
For more information about the borough’s program call 732-933-1591 or visit the borough website at www.redbanknj.org.