National Night Out: a celebration of the relationship between law enforcement and community

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Law enforcement agencies and members of the communities they serve will come together Tuesday night for the annual National Night Out.

The goal is to celebrate the relationship between community members and those who make it their mission to serve and protect.

The event takes place from 5-7 p.m. at the Jaycee's Building on Airport Road in Huntsville.

Huntsville police, the Madison County Sheriff's Office, the Huntsville Community Watch Association and other community partnership agencies are participating.

The event will feature information on home and personal safety and a demonstration on child safety seat installation.  Police vehicles and equipment will be on display and free wellness checks will be provided.  Free food, live music, raffles and family-friendly activities will also be part of the National Night Out festivities.

National Night Out involves more than 16,500 communities from all 50 states.