The Dover Police Department and Target will be holding National Night Out event at the Dover Target, 148 John Hunn Brown Drive, Dover, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3.


The Dover Police Department and Target will be holding National Night Out event at the Dover Target, 148 John Hunn Brown Drive, Dover, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3.

National Night Out is an opportunity to heighten awareness of drug and crime prevention efforts, strengthen neighborhood spirit and police community relations and send a message to criminals to let them know that communities are organized and fighting back.

This is a free family event that will feature several static displays of first responder vehicles such as several local municipal patrol cars, Dover Police Special Operations Response Team vehicle, Dover Police Criminal Investigation Van, the Dover Police Command Post, Dover Fire Company Ladder Truck, Kent County Paramedics and Dover Fire Marshall. There also will be games such as the football throw, basketball hoops, tricycle race and a train ride, as well as Dover Police Motorcycle and K-9 demonstrations.