The 47th Precinct and 47th Precinct Community Council co-hosted its 36th annual National Night Out Against Crime event on Tuesday, August 6 at Granada Place. The evening of police and community togetherness featured games, rides, music, entertainment, crime prevention information, refreshments and a chess tournament courtesy of the Young Kings and Queens Chess Club. The Young Kings & Queens Chess Club thanked City Wide Toyota at 3333 Boston Road and Eastwood Manor Caterers for its support in making the event successful.
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz (back, c) and Councilman Andrew Cohen (back, r) visited Congressman Eliot Engel’s table.
Hip hop legend DJ Kool Herc (c) enjoyed meeting Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie (l); Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. (r) and fans during the festivities.
Inspector Erik Hernandez (back, c), 43rd Precinct commanding officer; Congressman Engel (front, 3rd from l) and Borough President Diaz (back, 3rd from l) celebrated with NYPD Explorers.
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(l-r) Senator Jamaal Bailey, police officer Alexander and Rabbi Keith Elijah Thompson.
District Attorney Darcel Clark enjoyed learning more about chess thanks to Romeo Davis (r), Young Kings & Queens Chess Club founder and his students.