The Santa Monica community is invited to join forces with Santa Monica Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks, members of the Santa Monica Police Department and thousands of communities nationwide to celebrate the 32nd National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 4.
This police-community partnership event involves more than 16,500 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases around the world.
National Night Out is an opportunity for the Santa Monica Police Department and the community to mix and mingle.
The event will be held in the Santa Monica Civic Center parking lot at the corner of 4th Street and Civic Center Drive from 6 pm to 8 pm.
Along with showcasing various police vehicles and equipment, attendees are invited to meet police personnel and enjoy live music, raffles, free food, and family-friendly activities including a rock climbing wall, bicycle safety demonstrations, and more.
Sustainable transportation options are encouraged. Walk, ride your bike or get a free round trip ride on the Big Blue Bus. Parking will be available in the Civic Center Parking Structure located directly across the street from the Public Safety Building.
Some of the sponsors of this year’s event include the Santa Monica Police Officers’ Association, The Art Institute of Santa Monica, Pacific Park, and Big Blue Bus.
For additional information and event news, visit the SMPD’s Facebook, follow SMPD on Twitter, or call the Community Affairs unit at 310.458.8474.