JCPD hosts National Night Out Aug. 3

Citywide event seeks to build community relationships between residents and police

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The Jersey City Police Department and Mayor Steve Fulop have announced citywide National Night Out events on Tuesday night, Aug. 3, to build community relationships between residents and the police department.

The events will take place from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in Audubon Park, Arlington Park, Hamilton Park, and Pershing Field. The events will include live music, food and materials “from participating local and community organizations that promote safety awareness,” according to the city.

“For Jersey City, the event has become part of a greater effort by the Fulop Administration to help the police department connect with residents through these types of programs along with increasing police presence, opening lines of communication, and easier access to police for help,” said the press release.

The locations are:

  • Audubon Park – 18 Audubon Ave.
  • Arlington Park – Grand St. and Arlington Ave.
  • Hamilton Park – Jersey Ave, between 8th  and 9th Streets
  • Pershing Field – 201 Central Ave.