On August 6, 2019 from 5:00 pm-8:00 pm, the Dearborn Police Department (DPD) held its annual National Night Out on Crime aiming to increase awareness regarding crime prevention and to strengthen the community-police partnership. Thousands of residents joined the out-door event’s program that included free hot dogs, drinks, and ice cream, kids’ bounce house, dunk tank, prizes and crime prevention information. The Dearborn Police Department featured its new Ford Police cars, SWAT Team, Bomb Squad, Bicycle Patrol, K-9 Unit, and Police Command Post. In addition to the participation of the Dearborn Fire Department, Michigan State Police, Wayne County Sherriff Department, US Marines, US Coast Guard and the US Army National Guard.
The Dearborn Police Department and the City of Dearborn recognized few community members for their unique contributions to the city with a Certificate of Special Recognition. MR. Imad Hamad, AHRC Executive Director was one of the recipients of this year citizens awards cermony.
The Certificate of Special Recognition presented reads:
“ Imad Hamad, Executive Director of the American Human Rights Council, is renowned for his exemplary community leadership and his dedication to the welfare of the people of the City of Dearborn through his advocacy for human rights. His advocacy and support for community and law enforcement engagement and partnership. And his vision of this partnership, has been recognized, written about, and studied nationally and internationally”
AHRC extends its warm congratulations to all respected members who were recognized during this special occasion.
“I am touched and humbled by this recognition” said Imad Hamad, AHRC Executive Director. “The community- police partnership is indispensable to have safe and strong communities. Events like National Night Out are important in building trust between the police and the communities they serve,” added Hamad.