It may have been late morning, but Tuesday Macon's Bloomfield neighborhood got together for "National Night Out." The Bloomfield Park Community Center played host to residents to help bring awareness to crime prevention. Event organizers want the public to know what resources are available to them.
"It is necessary because I think a lot of the youth in the area are honestly afraid of the police department. It has been, I think in this area, it has been a negative persona placed on the police department or fire department," explains Andrea Lee, Bloomfield Community Center Director.
Lee hopes the community and law enforecement can work hand in hand to keep the Bloomfield neighborhood safe.
Several neighborhood watch groups met tonight across the area for "National Night Out," and we'll bring you details tonight on the news at 11pm.