First responders, supporters, volunteers, and city officials gathered in George H.P. Smith Park for a night of fun, food and education.
Rehoboth Beach police officers Story and Maciejewski hand out goodie bags to Leah, 7, and Alyssa, 4, both of Port Chester, N.Y. Their father Ken Manning looks on.
3-year-old Ja’mylah from Lewes was especially proud of her rainbow facepaint.
Sussex County Paramedic Jordan Dattoli shows Carla, 5 from Lincoln, how to properly administer CPR. Her mother Antonia Garcia looks on.
OFC. Austin Bergeron and OFC. Andrew Carpenter let 4.5-year-old Alex, of Wilmington, get behind the wheel of a modified Gator. The wheels don’t work on asphalt roads, but it can glide across marshes and wetlands.
Iloa, 9 of Pennsylvania, talks to Lewes police officers Isabella Nadler and Austin Stewart.
The Lewes Fire Department let folks check out Engine 1 and equipment they use in their Fire Prevention Unit.
McGruff the Crime Dog approves of the hard work Lewes Police Chief Tom Spell does to keep residents and visitors safe.
Dan DeSimone of the Lewes Police Foundation and McGruff the Crime Dog are quickly becoming staples at Lewes PD events.
Delaware State Police Troop 7 Cpl. Katie Kloff rewards K-9 Indy with a treat for a job well done.
Delaware State Police Troop 7 Cpl. Botchie praises Viper following a scent-detection demonstration.
Delaware State Police Troop 7 Cpl. John Wilson braved the hot August night to wear the protective suit that K-9s use for training. The dogs are taught to bite and hold until their handler can detain the suspect safely.
Delaware State Police demonstrate to the crowd what can happen if they choose to not wear a seatbelt in a car that is rolling over.
John Luke Smith, 4, of Milton, won a Spider-Man bike during the prize giveaways.
Ocean View resident Brynn, 6, picks out the bike she won during the raffle drawing.