The Williamsburg Police Department participates yearly in the National Night Out, a community policing initiative where officers meet with the community they’re serving.
But this year’s event will be much different because of the coronavirus pandemic.
“We do not want to miss an opportunity to connect with our community; however we want to make sure we are doing so in a safe manner,” according to the police department’s news release. “This will be a different format than our previous National Night Out programs, but we are looking forward to being able to show our community what we do.”
Virtual participants will see a “welcome message” from Police Chief Sean Dunn, neighborhood resource officer introductions and a police vehicle tour.
Other event features include a presentation from the department’s investigations branch and “much more.”
The National Night Out 2020 will be live streamed on the Williamsburg Police Department’s Facebook page on Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 5:30 p.m.
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