NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – One of many nation’s latest additions to the Nationwide Park Service is celebrating legislation enforcement locally in Central Kentucky.
Tuesday night time, Camp Nelson Nationwide Monument hosted its first “Nationwide Night time Out” with the Jessamine County Sheriff’s Division as a part of a nationwide marketing campaign that promotes legislation enforcement locally.
The occasion had historic demonstrations and actions for youths, and allowed children and their households to work together with officers on the Jessamine County Sheriff’s Division and the gear they use.
“A variety of occasions in policing, we’re coping with victims of crime or possibly accusing somebody of a criminal offense. And anytime we are able to get one thing like this to the place none of that’s occurring and we are able to simply have good conversations and reply any questions is nice,” mentioned Jessamine County Sheriff’s Division Sergeant Cecil Upton III.
The occasion was additionally a possibility for youths and their households to be taught extra concerning the nationwide park.
“Individuals are additionally collaborating in our firing demonstrations and Civil Conflict packages, which is what Camp Nelson is about…it’s a fantastic, enjoyable night to return out and get to know your native nationwide park and your legislation enforcement businesses,” mentioned Camp Nelson Nationwide Park Superintendent Ernie Worth.
The park hopes to proceed to take part in “Nationwide Night time Out” within the years to return.