There is an event happening in Pleasantville Thursday evening that has one main goal -- to create a stronger relationship between the public and law enforcement.

On Thursday, August 22nd, starting at 6:30 PM, local police, community leaders, and other officials will be in attendance for the 3rd Community Walk in Pleasantville this summer.

The walks are organized by the Atlantic County Coalition for a Safe Community and consist of public figures walking through the town they work so hard to protect.

It truly makes sense because it becomes much easier to come together as a community if you get to know the people behind the uniform. Plus, public officials can do their jobs that much better when they are given the platform to get to know the people in town and learn what is important to them.

Before the walk officially kicks off, the Bare Knuckle Café food truck will serve sandwiches and refreshments.

The walk will start at 7:45 PM at the housing authority and will go to Merion Avenue.

Following the walk, there will be an outdoor movie, which begins at 8:30 PM, and will also have refreshments and popcorn.

For more information or to check out photos from other Pleasantville Community Walks from this Summer, head to

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