Police Department hosts Second Annual National Night Out

The threat of rain did not keep a large crowd from gathering at the Demopolis Middle School Field for National Night Out, sponsored by the Demopolis Police Department. Scroll down for more photos.

The threat of rain did not keep a large crowd from gathering at the Demopolis Middle School Field Tuesday for National Night Out, sponsored by the Demopolis Police Department. Children and adults alike enjoyed a host of events and plenty of free food. The event is designed to better acquaint area citizens with law enforcement and other public service agencies. Scroll down for more photos.

Enjoying the slide.

Sonja Reese, wife of Demopolis Police Department Chief Tommie Reese, watches over the slide at National Night Out Tuesday at Memorial Stadium.

MItch Snipes of AmStar Emergency Medical Service fries corn dogs.

Mitch Snipes of AmStar Emergency Medical Services fries corn dogs.

Night Out included a martial arts demonstration. Here, Jay Russell of Ross Martial Arts addresses the crowd as Demopolis Police Chief Tommie Reese and Mayor Mike Grayson look on.

Night Out included a martial arts demonstration. Here, Jay Russell of Ross Martial Arts and Fitness Academy addresses the crowd as Demopolis Police Chief Tommie Reese and Mayor Mike Grayson look on.

Amanda Brace of the Demopolis High School Auxiliary paints Destiny Henry's face.

Amanda Brace of the Demopolis High School Auxiliary paints Destiny Henry’s face.