(PHOTOS) Clarkston, Stone Mountain and Tucker hold National Night Out events

Three-year-old Carver Townes checks out a patrol car with Stone Mountain Police Officers A. K. (l) and T. N. Hendley during National Night Out on Main Street in Stone Mountain Village on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.

DeKalb County, GA – The cities of Clarkston, Stone Mountain and Tucker all held National Night Out events on Tuesday, Aug. 2. The annual happening is held across the U. S. on the first Tuesday of August to promote police and community partnerships.

Aero Canty, 6, gets her face painted by Monica Glover, creative director of SkinzArtKids during National Night Out at Smoke Rise Elementary School in Tucker on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
DeKalb County Community Policing Unit Officers, from left, D.M. Thomas, K.D. Tyson and M. Brooks pose for a photo during National Night Out at Smoke Rise Elementary School in Tucker on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
From left, Public Education Specialist for DeKalb Police Tucker Precinct Donna Mann, Tucker City Councilmember Virginia Rece, State Board of Education Member Lisa Kinnemore, Tucker Mayor Frank Auman and Tucker First Lady Gaye Auman pose for a photo during National Night Out at Smoke Rise Elementary School in Tucker on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Recreation Leader Molly Martin from Tucker Parks and Recreation and others dance during National Night Out at Smoke Rise Elementary School in Tucker on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Stone Mountain Police Officers B.A. Small, left, and T.K. Hendley stand with a patrol car during National Night Out on Main Street in Stone Mountain Village on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
(l-r) Akbari, Ash Butt, Carrie Grace Abebe and Mu Kee Lah pose for a photo during National Night Out on Market Street in Clarkston on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Clarkston Police Chief Christine Hudson, Director of Public Works Rodney Beck and Sargent D. Bulcher pose for a photo during National Night Out on Market Street in Clarkston on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Chief Hudson said Sgt. Bulcher orchestrated the National Night Out events and Mr. Beck made them happen. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Four-year-old Jayden Stetler jumps in a bounce house during National Night Out at Smoke Rise Elementary School in Tucker on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Crews Hawk, 5, plays a game during National Night Out at Smoke Rise Elementary School in Tucker on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Athena Guy, 9, checks out DeKalb Fire Rescue Engine 5 with Senior Firefighter Anthony Barnes during National Night Out at Smoke Rise Elementary School in Tucker on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
DJ FernandoF spins tunes during National Night Out at Smoke Rise Elementary School in Tucker on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Stone Mountain Police Chief James Westerfield checks out Ashton’s coloring during National Night Out on Main Street in Stone Mountain Village on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Stone Mountain Downtown Development Authority Director Kayla Johnson drops a water balloon on Jelani Linder, 11, during National Night Out on Main Street in Stone Mountain Village on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
DeKalb Fire Rescue Engine 11’s crew, (l-r) Driver/Operator Marcus Dover, Firefighter Victor Silveira, and Captain Matt Bush brought their rig out during National Night Out on Main Street in Stone Mountain Village on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Officer Thompson from Georgia Department of Public Safety Motor Carrier Compliance gets some dancing in during National Night Out on Market Street in Clarkston on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Olivia Connell hula hoops during National Night Out on Market Street in Clarkston on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Lincoln Haddad, 8, looks through a ballistic shield during National Night Out on Market Street in Clarkston on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Clarkston Police Officers Earle and Brown stand next to a patrol car during National Night Out on Market Street in Clarkston on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Officer J. Yacup represented Georgia Department of Public Safety Motor Carrier Compliance during National Night Out on Market Street in Clarkston on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Thawah gives out cotton candy during National Night Out on Market Street in Clarkston on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Children play in a foam pit during National Night Out on Market Street in Clarkston on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.
Nine-year-old Elijah Mosley tries on some police gear during National Night Out on Market Street in Clarkston on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Photo by Dean Hesse.

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