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National Night Out

 National Night Out with sponsorsThe City of Highland Park Police Department is excited to host the City’s first National Night Out Celebration on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 from 6:00 PM.-8:30 PM in the front lawn of City Hall, 1707 St. Johns Ave. and the adjacent Hazel parking lot (corner of St. Johns and Hazel). All community members are invited to participate!

National Night Out is a nationwide event designed to heighten drug prevention and crime awareness, generate support and participation in local anti-crime efforts and strengthen neighborhood spirit and police/community relationships. Crime prevention and safety information tables and sponsors will be present.  Save-a-Star will be collecting unused prescription drugs for safe disposal. There will also be a variety of kids activities including a petting zoo, touch-a-truck, face painting, a donut eating contest (yes- donuts!), DUI simulator, bounce house, dunk tank (dunk a cop and other City staff), music, snacks and more!
2018 Schedule (2019 Schedule TBD)

6:00 PM - 6:15 PM  Welcome -  Councilman Michelle Holleman and Police Chief Lou Jogmen
  Boy Scouts Honor Guard 
National Anthem - Laura Fairchild, Police Department 
America the Beautiful - Wendy Roy
6:15 PM - 8:30  PM Activities Available 
                                                                                                                (Cop Selfie Station, Obstacle Course, Bounce House, DJ, Dunk Tank, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Touch a Truck, DUI/Texting while driving simulation, Free Popcorn/ Slushies/ Lemonade/ Water, Face Painting)
6:45 PM - 7:15 PM K9 presentation
7:30 PM - 8:00 PM  Donut Eating Contest (K-5, Middle School, High School, Adult)

Dunk Tank Schedule

  • 6:15- 6:35            Juvenile Officer Eric Hernandez
  • 6:35- 6:55            Assistant City Manager Rob Sabo
  • 6:55- 7:15            Public Works Director Ramesh Kanapareddy
  • 7:15- 7:35            School Resource Officer Amy Hyndman
  • 7:35- 7:55            Deputy Fire Chief Tim Pease
  • 7:55- 8:15            Police Chief Lou Jogmen