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Area police to participate in National Night Out

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Being safe always pays off, and that's why the St. Joseph County Sheriff's Department is participating in the National Night Out Against Crime Tuesday evening.

They'll be at Lakeville's Newton Park from 5:30pm to 8:30pm and they will have a number of services set up for people who come out. Those services include car seat clinics, neighborhood watch information, anti-drug information and making finger print cards. You can also learn about water and home safety.

But it's not all serious. Police are offering some fun and games as well, including kids rides, raffles, prizes, games, giveaways and free food.

Other towns and counties around the country are also taking part.  St. Joseph Township in Michigan will host an event from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Riverview Park Briarwood Pavilion.  Programs include the Jaws of Life demonstration, fire trucks, police cars, and other local emergency equipment to view.

South Bend Police are also doing there own event.  From 6:00pm to 8:00pm, police will be doing demonstrations and have a Med-Flight helicopter on hand at Howard Park.

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