By: Isaiah S. Showell, Follow South Jersey Multimedia Journalist/’What’s Good’ Host
VINELAND, N.J. — It’s that time South Jersey, National Night Out is upon us again and the people in Vineland took advantage of all the activities provided by the Vineland Police Department.
The Vineland police department provided vendors, a car show, fireworks, and many more activities for children and adults to feast their eyes on and enjoy.
The first person that captured the crowd was Rich Holmes of GP Entertainment. He has served for National Night out for several years as a DJ, and he considers it to be his way of giving back.
“You have to give back,” said Holmes. “The more you gain you have to make sure you do it for the community. GP Entertainment means greater purpose entertainment so if you’re not doing it for the greater purpose, what’s the point in doing it?”
The reputation of the police department in Vineland is good according to Jovan Guilford, who believes law enforcement in Vineland has played a positive part in her journey. Steve Triantos, captain of the patrol division in Vineland, made time to speak about what he thought was the best part about serving in Vineland.
“As a person who is born and raised in Vineland, it’s a wonderful thing to give back to the community,” Triantos said. “That’s what makes us do what we do.”
Edwin Hernandez of Performance Krav Maga in Vineland set up a table for people to come see the value in Krav Maga and what his business actually offers.
“I feel like I’m giving back to the community, giving them tools on how to defend themselves so they can make it back home to their families,” Hernandez said.
National Night Out is definitely what’s good in South Jersey. A special shout out to the Vineland Police Department for such an awesome night!
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