Hundreds brave heat for Menifee National Night Out

Isaiah Game, 2, sits on a Menifee Police Department motorcycle and meets Menifee police officer Balcazar during the annual National Night Out event at Central Park, Aug. 3. National Night Out is an annual event that promotes positive relationships between members of the community and law enforcement. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Event celebrates police department’s first year of service Children crawled through Adira, Menifee Police’s SWAT Team vehicle, happily mounted a new police motorcycle for a photo and watched Emma the canine officer take down a “bad guy” all in a night of meet and greet with friendly police officers at Menifee’s National Night Out celebration, Aug. 3.It was more than a meet and greet of Menifee law enforcement officers at the special National Night Out; it was a celebration of the first year of Menifee’s growing municipal police department under Police Chief Patrick Walsh. Nearly two dozen sworn police officers and their supporting staff were on hand to celebrate with hundreds of Menifee families enjoying all who seek to make Menifee one of “The Safest Cities” in Americ
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