From Bee staff:
The Sacramento Police Department and the North Sacramento community today are hosting the second annual Cops & Community Celebration to recognized the partnership of the department and the community it serves.
The celebration is scheduled from noon to 5 p.m. at the William J. Kinney Police Facility at 3550 Marysville Boulevard.
Through a news release, Chief Rick Braziel said he believes that "without community support and involvement we cannot do our job effectively. We would like to thank all those who are working to make their neighborhoods a safer place and invite those who have not been involved to start participating."
The event will include free hot dogs, hamburgers, snow cones, car seat information, face painting, jump houses, tours of the police station, k-9 demonstration, Nascar race car, children's fingerprinting, Kids Make-it workshop (courtesy of Home Deport), and booths with crime prevention and community information, the news release states.