Police engage with the community

Fairfield Local Area Commander, Detective Superintendent Peter Lennon said the Police and Community Engagement Day is vital for police and community “meeting and working together”.

The seventh annual community day was held on Saturday at the Western Sydney Parklands and celebrated 30 years of the Multicultural Community Liaison Officer at Fairfield.

“Many Sydneysiders come along to this police event as it is the largest community engagement day outside the Goulburn Academy Open Day,” Detective Superintendent Lennon said.

“It is so very important for police and community meeting and working together, bonding for the harmony of our varied community.”

The event featured police displays from various units including Aviation Support Branch, Counter Terrorism and Special Tactics Unit, Scientific & Crime Scene, Marine Area Command, Bike Unit, Public Order & Riot Squad, Highway Patrol, Dog Unit and Mounted Police.

Other emergency service providers including Fire and Rescue NSW, NSW Ambulance, Australian Defence Forces and the SES, Fairfield Council as well as government and non government services were also be present.

There was also an International food market, live entertainment and other children’s entertainment.