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DEARBORN – The Police Department invites all residents to attend the free National Night Out on Crime from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug.  7 at the police station, 16099 Michigan Ave.

This family friendly event, sponsored by Target Stores, will include a bounce house for children, dunk tank, prizes, citizen rewards and crime prevention information. There will also be free hot dogs, drinks and ice cream.

Dearborn police will display new Ford police vehicles, SWAT team, bomb squad, bicycle patrol, K-9 unit and the police command post.

Also on site will be the Fire Department, Military Display, Huron Township Police Mounted Units, Michigan State Police, University of Michigan Police, Fairlane Town Center, Beaumont Hospital Police and Medical Flight Helicopter and more.

“Dearborn is a prime example of a community that works in partnership with its police department and the private sector,” Police Chief Ronald Haddad said. “Together these partnerships have made real strides in crime prevention and quality of life issues.”

Since 1984, National Night Out has been enhancing the relationship between communities and law enforcement across the country while educating residents on how to make neighborhoods more safe places to live.

The event is celebrated among 16,000 communities across all 50 states, U.S. territories and military bases worldwide.