Sedona AZ (July 5, 2012) – Mark your calendars! Sedona Arizona residents and visitors are invited to join thousands of other communities nationwide in celebrating the 29th Annual National Night Out with safety presentations and a free community picnic on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Posse Grounds Park, Posse Ground Road in west Sedona.
National Night Out is designed to increase community involvement and strengthen partnerships between the community and local public safety agencies.
Free hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and water donated by local merchants will be served throughout the evening, along with live demonstrations, live music and a wide range of information on public safety topics. Those attending can have children fingerprinted for free, see the latest in law enforcement, firefighting, safety and rescue equipment, learn ways to make homes and streets safer, and meet local public safety officials.
Sedona’s celebration is hosted by the Sedona Police Department with participation from numerous other public service agencies and private organizations such as DPS, Friends of the Forest, Sedona Fire District, Arizona Rangers, ADOT, Arizona Attorney General’s Office and Sedona Food Bank.
The Sedona Police Department officers, an Animal Control Officer, and others will be providing demonstrations.
This year’s celebration is being organized by the Sedona Community Police Alliance (CPA), the Police Department’s citizen volunteer group. CPA volunteers will also be assisting Sedona Police Department officers with a number of the demonstration and informational sites, and explaining police volunteer service opportunities.
For additional information, contact the Sedona Police Department at 928-282-3100.