Tomorrow, the Big Rapids Department of Public Safety will be hosting their National Night Out event downtown.
The event is slated to take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the road section between Elm St. and Pine St. along Michigan Ave. Free food will be available on-site including hotdogs, chips, snow cones, and cotton candy. There will also be various kids activities including a dunk tank and several interactive activities with the local fire and police departments.
According to Officer Bill Sell, the event’s purpose is more than building the connection between the city and public safety.
“(We’re) showing criminals that the police and the public work together and that we don't want them around,” Sell said. “We have a good community where the public supports the police and the police supports the public.”
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