Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  MARQUETTE – “Community Safety Interaction Day” will be held from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, April 17, in the Westwood Mall.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  The day will include child fingerprinting, booths with safety information for adults and children, booths for kids to win prizes, face painting and magic shows. The goal of the project is to fingerprint children and bring the community and police together for a fun and educational time.

Participants will include Northern Michigan University Public Safety, Marquette City Police, the Marquette County SheriffÂ’s Department, the DNR, the Forsythe Township Police, the Negaunee City Police, McGruff the Crime Dog, Wildcat Willy, the Ishpeming Fire Safety Dog and volunteer firemen from the local area.

The public is invited to attend this free event. It is sponsored by the criminal justice department and the community relations and crime prevention class at NMU. For more information, contact Samuel Paciero at 906-227-2452 or spaciero@nmu.edu or Gloria Urban at 906-227-1611.

Prepared By
Jessica Holman