SNELLVILLE – The city’s police department will be out in force hosting its annual Snellville Public Safety Night Sept. 27.
The event will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the Towne Green in front of City Hall. A Flag Ceremony will kick off the event at 5:30 p.m.
This successful annual event allows residents to meet and ask questions of local police officers.
Police vehicles with anti-crime accessories, tactical equipment and weapons and the Snellville Police SRT (special response team) will be on hand. The Air-Evac Lifeteam Helicopter, Gwinnett County Fire Department equipment and personnel, Gwinnett Animal Control, the Gwinnett County Bomb Squad’s van, Emergency Medical Service workers and first responders are all scheduled to attend.
Numerous exhibitors will be providing information on personal safety, road safety for adults, teens and young children, gun safety and training, financial security, home and pet security. Members of the Snellville Citizens Police Academy will be available with information of the popular Citizens Police Academy. Information on the free emergency notification system Code RED and fingerprinting of kids will be available. A number of animal mascots, a Treasure Hunt and a drawing for a door prize will keep children engaged and entertained.
The SPD K-9 officers will give several demonstrations throughout the evening along with a “How to manage a traffic stop” demonstration. Also the animal mascots, including Snellville’s own STAT the Cat, will have a skit for the kids on “Being Safe.”
Bring the family for fun and get great information on protecting yourself, your family, your pets, your home and business and your personal identity.
The event is free.
For more information contact Kathy Emanuel (Snellville Citizens Police Academy Alumni) at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Tom Martin (Snellville Citizens Police Academy Alumni) at email@example.com.