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National Night Out celebrates 30th anniversary

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Aug 06 2013 07:00:00 PM CDT
Updated On: Aug 06 2013 10:51:03 PM CDT

Communities across the region and the nation are getting to know their policemen a little better.

UPPER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa. -

Communities across the region and the nation are getting to know their policemen a little better.

Tuesday night is "National Night Out."

The event is in its 30th year.

Communities are holding block parties that feature local law enforcement officials.

It's meant to boost awareness about crime and drug prevention.

Officials say it's also a good way to strengthen relations between communities and their police departments.