Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Residents gathered at North Union and Springfield avenues for the annual crime prevention event.
National Night Out is a nationwide event designed to promote crime prevention awareness. It also allows the public to interact with members of the police department and obtain information about the department's main programs. The event included displays of police vehicles, including a police car, zodiac boat, motorcycle and an emergency services unit. A DJ and face painter were also on hand. For the fourth year in a row, a blood drive will also be held during National Night Out. This year the drive is to celebrate all that’s great about Cranford nearly a year since Hurricane Irene. Members of Cranford PBA 52 distributed free Italian ices to all in attendance as well.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
The annual crime prevention and awareness event will take place tonight from 6 to 9 p.m. and will include demonstrations, a DJ, face-painting and free Italian ice for kids.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
The Cranford Police Department will be participating in the 29th Annual National Night Out on Aug. 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. near the gazebo at the intersection of North Union and Springfield avenues. The free nationwide event is designed to promote crime prevention awareness. It also allows the public to interact with members of the police department and obtain information about the department's main programs. There will be displays of police vehicles, including a police car, zodiac boat, motorcycle, and emergency services unit. A DJ, face painter, and magician will be on hand to entertain. Robert Wood Johnson Hospital and the Westfield YMCA will be handing out literature and free giveaways. For the 4th year in a row, a blood drive will also be …
Wednesday, August 4, 2010
Cranford Police Department hold mini fair across the street from headquarters.
Sirens were blinking by the gazebo in front of police headquarters yesterday, marking the spot in which National Night Out was taking place – a mini-fair that focuses on local law enforcement. Organized by the CPD in Cranford, the free event is a nationwide one organized in dozens of communities and promotes crime prevention awareness. Around 400 children and adult attendees checked out the police emergency vehicles, squad cars and other police equipment on display. In addition, a face painter was on-hand to transform children into supermen and animals. Organizer Detective Robert Montague explained that for the CPD, National Night Out is more than just a neighborhood fun event – officers make themselves available to residents who want to…