The Naperville Police and Fire Departments invite all residents to participate in the Public Safety Open House taking place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5 at Naperville’s Public Safety Campus, located at 1380 Aurora Ave.
The event will feature a variety of activities for all ages, including a fingerprinting station, fire extinguisher training for residents, forensics booth, a kids firefighter and police challenge, and a Technical Rescue Team (TRT) demo. There will be plenty of fire and crime prevention information as well as police and fire equipment and vehicle displays. Sparky the Fire Dog and McGruff the Crime Dog will also be making a special appearance.
New this year will be the 1924 Ahrens-Fox, The ‘Fox’, Naperville’s second piece of motorized fire apparatus, has been fully restored and will be proudly displayed. Firefighters will demonstrate the ‘Joe Naper’, Naperville’s first hand pumper. Also new will be live demonstrations showcasing the talents of the police K-9 unit.
At noon, the Lifestar I helicopter will be landing and taking part in an educational demonstration recreating a vehicle crash with an intoxicated driver. Watch Naperville’s finest in action as they perform an auto extraction and field sobriety tests leading to a DUI arrest.
For more information about public safety education programs, visit www.naperville.il.us or e-mail Soraya McLaughlin at the NFD via email@example.com or Julie Smith at the NPD firstname.lastname@example.orgSubmitted by the Naperville Police Deparment