6/28/2012 - HPD: "Finest and Bravest Youth Night"

Hackensack Police Department
PRESS RELEASE

TO: ALL NEWS MEDIA
FROM: CHIEF TOMAS J. PADILLA
DATE: JUNE 6, 2012
CONTACT: CHIEF TOMAS J. PADILLA
(201) 646-7760 
tpadilla@hackensackpd.org

The Hackensack Police & Fire Departments are proud to announce the first ever “Finest & Bravest Youth Night”. This program will be located at the Mellone/Marinello Recreation Center, 116 Holt St., Hackensack. It will be held throughout the summer, from 5:00PM to 9:00PM, every Thursday, June 28th to August 30, 2012.

Participants must be 11-17 years old, a resident of Hackensack, or the sending school districts of Maywood, Rochelle Park or South Hackensack. All participants MUST be pre-registered. Registration information and forms are available at any City Fire House, or Hackensack Police HQ as well as the HPD Community Resource Centers throughout the City. The forms are available below.

Program participants will receive educational lectures, followed by recreational activities and games, while interacting with our Finest and Bravest. As an extension of our successful and popular Youth Academy, the topics to be covered include:

• Drug Awareness & Prevention
• Gang Prevention
• Fire Prevention
• Fire Apparatus Demonstrations
• Team Building and Decision Making Skills

Visits by the Newark Bears & the New Jersey Jackels as well as one or two movie nights are also planned.

Food will be provided (donated by local restaurants, Fire Dept. Unions and FOP Lodge 16).

Forms:
1. Liability Form
2. Application Form
3. Event flier