Riverbank Police Services is pleased to announce that they will once again be participating in the annual ‘National Night Out’ against crime event. This year the event will be held during the evening hours of Tuesday, Aug. 4.
Among those in attendance will be: Riverbank Police Services (including Motor Units and K-9 “Rocky”), Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District (Station 36), Target, Petco, SpecOps Live Play, Oak Valley Ambulance, ADT and others.
Stops will be at the below locations:
6 p.m. at Castleberg Park
6:30 p.m. at Ray Safreno Park
6:30 p.m. at Lorenzo Zerillo Park
7 p.m. at Crossroads Shopping Center Parking Lot (In front of Petco)
7 p.m. at Heritage Manor Drive
7:30 p.m. at Creekbend Drive
7:30 p.m. at 2800 block of Buckskin Way
The final stop of the National Night Out schedule will be at 8 p.m. at Allegiance Court.
Along with the traditional display of outdoor lights and front porch vigils, cities, towns and neighborhoods celebrate National Night Out with a variety of events and activities such as ‘block parties’ which can include ice cream socials, barbecues and potlucks.
The National Night Out campaign involves emergency and law enforcement agencies, civic groups, neighborhood organizations, local government officials, local businesses and citizens throughout the community for the purpose of: heightening crime and drug prevention awareness, generating support for, and participation in local anti-crime programs such as Neighborhood Watch, strengthening neighborhood spirits and police-community partnerships, sending a message to criminals letting them know that local neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
All in the community are invited to come on out and meet and greet your neighbors in Riverbank on Tuesday, Aug. 4.