On Tuesday night, the
celebrated its 17th Annual National Night Out. This important event was made possible by the hard work and collaboration of the Kings Country District Attorney's Office, the 76th Precinct, the Red Hook Community , the Office for Court Administration, PSA 1 Housing Police, Red Hook Court Officers, Partnership for Parks, and the New York Juvenile Justice Corps. Red Hook Community Justice Center
Hundreds of friends and neighbors came together in Red Hook’s
for a beautiful summer evening of music, face painting, fingerprinting of kids as a safety mechanism for parents, pony rides, BBQ, resource fair and Youth Olympics! Speakers included Judge Alex Calabrese, 76th Precinct Captain John Lewis. City Councilpersons Sara Gonzalez and Brad Lander, State Senators Velmanette Montgomery and Daniel Squadron, and Coffey Park Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes. Representatives from Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Office, Assembly Woman Joan Millman’s Office and the New York City Housing Authority were also on hand to celebrate. The guest speaker was Red Hook’s own Torrey Maldenado, whose book Secret Saturdays was this year’s official National Night Out book. A special thanks goes to the Juvenile Justice Corps and the ’s Youth Court and JustArts: Photography members, all of whom volunteered their time to help make this event a success. Collaborative work like this between law enforcement, politicians, and community has helped make Red Hook Community Justice Center Brooklyn’s 76th Precinct the safest in the borough and Red Hook the amazing place it is!
Judge Alex Calabrese with Court Officer Leroy Davis
Kings County District Attorney Addresses the Crowd
New York Juvenile Justice Corps Members with City Council Member Sara Gonzalez
Children Enjoying the Fair
A Youth Court Member Addresses the Crowd
Residents Get Information at the Resource Fair
Children Enjoying Pony Rides!