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Mayor Fried Signs Executive Order Declaring August 1-7 “Police Appreciation Week” in Robbinsville Township
ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – (July 29, 2016) – Robbinsville Township Mayor Dave Fried signed Executive Order 2016-61 Friday declaring August 1-7, 2016 “Police Appreciation Week” throughout the Township.
Blue ribbons and blue lights will be prominently featured at all municipal buildings, including, but not limited to, the Municipal Building, Police Headquarters, the Senior Center, the Department of Public Works and the Fire Department.
Residents and businesses are invited to show their support and appreciation for our law enforcement officers with blue ribbons and Navy blue lights adorning their properties beginning Monday, August 1 through Sunday, August 7. Local businesses wishing to show their support with window signs can pick them up at on the second floor of the Township Municipal Building at 1 Washington Boulevard, and at Police Headquarters at 1117 Route 130 North, beginning Monday.
“Showing our appreciation to police officers in Robbinsville and across the country, men and women who put their lives on the line for us every day, is something we are very passionate about,’’ Mayor Fried said. “The anti-law enforcement sentiment currently gripping our nation absolutely has to end. Robbinsville wants to do everything it can to help achieve that goal.”
The RPD once again is proud to host National Night Out on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. outside of police headquarters. The primary parking entrance for the event is via Folsom Way and Robbinsville-Allentown Road (Route 526).
National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live.
There will be free food, free kids games, demonstration by the fire department, petting zoo, inflatables, firetruck rides, police station tours, vendors from many civic organizations, vintage cars and much more.
Please contact Lt. Sandy Bainbridge at SandyB@Robbinsville-twp.org for more information on the NNO event.