Have fun and meet your local law enforcement officers for 'National Night Out'
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- On Tuesday, police and sheriff's departments across the mountains and nationwide will spend some time in the neighborhoods they serve, and have a little fun while doing it.
The goal of National Night Out (NNO) is to promote police-community relations and safer neighborhoods.
There are multiple events happening in the mountains for NNO.
- Sorrells Park
- Seatbelt Convincer
- Dance with an officer: for those 12 years old and under, pay 50 cents and dance with an officer, all proceeds go to the Haywood County K-9 officers
- Refreshments & family fun
- East main Street from Broad Street to Johnson Street
- Explore law enforcement and fire & rescue vehicles
- NASCAR show car & appearance by Spencer Childers
- Square dancing
- Bounce House
In Asheville, events are planned in the following communities:
- Haw Creek
- Beverly Hills
- Redwood Forest
- Parkway Forest
- Wilshire Park
- Swannanoa Road
- Malvern Hill
- Burton Street
- South French Broad
- South Slope
Buncombe County Sheriffs Office
- Biltmore Lake Clubhouse
- Black Mountain