National Night Out brought together members of the community and emergency responders, as well as local churches, businesses, and organizations last night. One of the goals of National Night Out is to help build positive relationships between law enforcement and citizens. Chief Kevin Doty, with the Fort Dodge Police, explained how important National Night Out is:
In relation to National Night Out, Chief Doty said that the Citizen’s Academy is taking applications now through September 4th. The 8-week course will begin on September 15th. More information on the Citizen’s Academy is available on the police department website.