Sarasota Police Department inviting the public to ‘National Night Out’ on Oct. 12 at its headquarters on Adams Lane in Sarasota

Wide array of agency divisions to be represented, as well as monster trucks, a DJ and food trucks

Image courtesy Sarasota Police Department

The Sarasota Police Department will host National Night Out 2021 on Tuesday, Oct, 12, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., outside the agency’s headquarters located at 2099 Adams Lane in downtown Sarasota, the department has announced.

“This free, fun, family event is open to everyone,” a news release points out. Residents, visitors and other community members are invited to spend time with their neighbors and police officers, the release adds.

National Night Out 2021 will feature the Sarasota Police Department Honor Guard, SWAT Team and a Junior SWAT challenge course, patrol cars and motorcycles, specialty vehicles from the Sarasota Police Department Marine Patrol and Dive Team, Emergency Response Team, and Explosive Materials Unit,” the release says. Additionally, monster trucks, K-9 demonsrations, a DJ playing music, and food vendors from Jimmy John’s, Boar’s Head, Miss Susie’s Newtown Kitchen, and Chick-fil-A will be present, the release notes.

National Night Out works to continue to enhance the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement,” the release explains. “It provides an excellent opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances,” the release adds.