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Posted on: July 13, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Wheaton Police Host National Night Out Celebration Aug. 7

National Night Out

Join the Wheaton Police Department from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7 in Memorial Park, 208 W Union Avenue, for National Night Out. As a part of a nationwide night where communities connect with their local police departments and raise awareness about safety in the community, the Wheaton Police Department encourages you to bring your family for a fun night in Memorial Park.

This free event will include: 

  • food & drinks
  • Touch-a-Truck station
  • SWAT obstacle course for kids
  • DJ 
  • face painter/glitter tattoos
  • balloon twister
  • performances by local groups
  • visits from our high school mascots, and more.

Plus, don't miss the Dunk a Cop for Charity! A donation for Family Shelter Service will give you the chance to dunk a Wheaton Police Officer in the dunk tank. Accepted items include:

  • Personal hygiene items
  • Cleaning products
  • Diapers & Pull-ups size 5
  • Hand/bath towels
  • Batteries
  • Boxed pasta
  • Gasoline gift cards
  • Monetary donations

Family Shelter Service is a local organization that helps those affected by domestic violence.

We hope to see you there! Questions can be directed to Officer Patti Potter, 630-260-2059, or

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