Steelton Borough saw record turnout for its annual National Night Out event on Tuesday, August 2nd.

An estimated 400 members of the community showed up to the event, which featured music, samples of hometown foods from Steelton, dancing, face-painting, skateboarding demonstrations, games, and opportunities for the public to interact with Steelton’s police officers.

Steelton Police Chief, Anthony Minium, stated that event turnout signaled a very promising direction for community policing in Steelton. “Every police officer in our department has worked hard to build bridges in the community. Tonight’s event shows that community policing works and that our residents care as much about us as we do about them.”