PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART (WPVI) -- Police officers from Philadelphia and departments from around the area gathered for some outdoor games and to make a big announcement
The men and women in blue gathered on the Art Museum Steps to promote safety in neighborhoods.
National Night Out is next Tuesday August 6.
Its a fun community event focused on reducing crime and building relationships.
Thursday's gathering is just a preview of what National Night Out is all about as kids and cops played games and spent time getting to know each other.
Previewing National Night Out